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Herbal medicine: remedies

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Introduction

  • Herbalists further classify herbs by their properties.
  • As each herb is a complex mixture of chemicals, most remedies have several actions.
  • The skill of the herbalist is to combine remedies together to help heal a specific condition. To understand how this can be achieved it is best to look at each individual action.

Remedies A-C

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Remedies D-V

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Ferguson B (1997) More thoughts on alternative and complementary veterinary medicine. JAVMA 210 (2), 168-169 PubMed.
  • Thompson F, Ashton C, Flaherty C et al (1996) Do alternative therapies (acupuncture, herbalism, homeopathy, etc) have a role in your practice? Aust Vet J 74 (6), 426-427 PubMed.
  • Edington N (1982) Herbal medicine. Vet Rec 111 (11), 243 PubMed.
  • Walker J A, Walker J J & Blaikie S G (1982) Herbal medicine. Vet Rec 111 (7), 150 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Medical Economics Company (2000) PDR for Herbal Medicines. 2nd edn. ISBN 1 56363 361 2.
  • Schoen A M & Wynn S G (eds) (1998) Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine. Mosby, Missouri. ISBN 0 8151 7994 4.

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