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Botanical Medicine: From Bench to Bedside

Editors: Raymond Cooper, PhD and Fredi Kronenberg, PhD

2009 • ISBN-13 978-1-934854-05-1 • ISBN e-book 978-1-934854-07-5
Hardcover • 237 pages, 63 illus, 4 color • Trim size: 7 x 10

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CONTENTS

Foreword
   Norman Farnsworth

Introduction
   Raymond Cooper and Fredi Kronenberg

I. Botanical Products – Selection and Quality Issues

   Botanical Preparations: Achieving Quality Products
      Steven Dentali

   Pre-Clinical and Clinical Evidence for Botanical Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes
      Joseph L. Evans

   Botanicals in Dermatology and Skin Health
      Juliane Reuter, Irmgard Merfort, Ute Wölfle, Günter Seelinger,
      and Christoph M. Schempp


II. Botanical Products - Preclinical and Clinical Approaches

   St. John's Wort: Quality Issues and Active Compounds.
      Veronika Butterweck

   Preclinical and Clinical Development of the Green Tea Catechin, Epigallocatechin
   Gallate, in Treating HIV-1 Infection
      Christina L. Nance and William T. Shearer

   Curcuminoids from Curcuma longa in disease prevention and treatment
      Vladimir Badmaev

   Use of Standardized Mixtures of Paw Paw Extract (Asimina triloba) in Cancer Patients:
   Case Studies
      Jerry L. McLaughlin, Gina B. Benson, Tad A. Turgeon, and James W. Forsythe

   Valerian and Hops: Synergy, Mode of Action and Clinical Evidence
      Uwe Koetter

   Development of Iberogast: Clinical Evidence for Multi-component Herbal Mixtures
      Bettina Vinson

   Biological Activity of Cranberry Proanthocyanidins: Effects on Oxidation, Microbial
   Adherence, Inflammation, and Health
      Jess D. Reed and Amy B. Howell

  Cranberry Products Prevent Urinary Tract Infections in Women: Clinical Evidence
      Michael Tempesta and Marilyn Barrett

III. Botanical Products - A Practitioners View

   Chaste Tree Extract in Women’s Health: A Critical Review
      Tieraona Low Dog

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