Guide to Popular Natural Products includes more than 120 informative monographs covering the most popular herbal products. From alfalfa and chondroitin to SAMe and St. John's wort, GNP sorts out the fact from the fiction. Each monograph contains scientific and common names; patient information; references; and abridged sections on Botany, History, Pharmacology, Interactions and Toxicology.
Based on scientific research, the Guide to Popular Natural Products also includes several valuable appendices: Drug Interactions Charts, Sources of Natural Product Information, Herbal Diuretics Chart, and Poison Control Center Information. Also included are a Therapeutic Index, a comprehensive Primary Index, and color photographs of featured botanicals.