Title: The Gale Encyclopedia of Various Drugs
Hardcover: 2848 pages
Writer: Cengage Gale (Might 21, 2014)
Can magnets relieve arthritis ache? Does the scent of lavender calm the nerves? Is St. John’s Wort a temper enhancer? Authoritative, goal and in tune with the themes that matter to college students and researchers, Gale presents 4 volumes of present, unbiased info on various and complementary medical practices. Overlaying all points of the topic via greater than 800 entries, The Gale Encyclopedia of Various Drugs identifies forms of various drugs being practiced right now, together with reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation remedy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity remedy, cleansing, naturopathy, Chinese language drugs, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy. For the practitioner or affected person, there are present coaching necessities, listings of organizations, in addition to descriptions of remedies.
Info on really helpful therapies for particular issues and illnesses and medicinal makes use of for crops and herbs are balanced by conclusions of research on efficacy and evaluation of present ranges of acceptance by conventional scientists and docs. Biographies of pioneers within the subject — together with Deepak Chopra, Edward Bach and David Palmer –appear as sidebars by way of the textual content. Included in every entry are glossary sidebars that outline key phrases. The 4 volumes include greater than 800 entries, roughly 400 colour pictures, and lots of informative illustrations and charts pertaining to herbs and flowers, therapies and procedures, vitamin, and illnesses and circumstances. Greater than 50 new entries have been added, on subjects starting from cherry juice, modified citrus pectin, oleander, and horticultural remedy; most present entries have been reviewed and up to date, and lots of new photographs, charts and illustrations have been added.