Part I: Overview Chapter 1: Fundamental Concepts Chapter 2: Formulating for the Individual Patient Chapter 3: How to use the Monographs Part II: Monographs Albizia- Aloe Vera- Andrographis- Arnica- Ashwaganda- Astragalus- Bacopa- Baical Skullcap- Baptisia- Barberry- Bilberry- Black Cohosh- Black Haw- Bladderwrack- Blue Cohosh- Blue Flag- Buchu- Bugleweed- Bupleurum- Burdock- Calendula- California Poppy- Cascara- Cat's Claw- Celery Seed- Chamomile- Chaste Tree- Chickweed- Cinnamon- Clivers- Codonopsis- Coleus- Corn Silk- Couch Grass- Cramp Bark- Cranesbill Root- Crataeva- Damiana- Dandelion (leaf and root)- Devil's Claw- Dong Quai- Echinacea- Elder Flower- Elecampane- Eleutherococcus- Euphorbia- Eyebright- False Unicorn- Fennel- Fenugreek- Feverfew- Fringe Tree- Gentian- Ginger- Ginkgo- Globe Artichoke- Goat's Rue- Golden Rod- Golden Seal- Gotu Kola Greater Celandine- Grindelia- Gymnema- Hawthorn- Hawthorn- Hemidesmus- Hops- Horsechestnut- Horsetail- Hydrangea- Indian Barberry- Jamaica Dogwood- Kava- Korean Ginseng- Lavender- Lemon Balm- Licorice- Lime Flowers- Marshmallow- Meadowsweet- Milk Thistle- Mistletoe- Motherwort- Mullein- Myrrh- Neem Leaf- Nettle Leaf- Nettle Root- Oats- Olive Leaf- Oregon Grape- Pasque Flower- Passion flower- Pau d'Arco- Peppermint- Pleurisy Root- Poke Root- Prickly Ash- Raspberry Leaf- Red Clover- Rehmannia- Rosemary- Sage- St John's Wort- Sarsaparilla- Saw Palmetto- Schisandra- Shatavari- Shepherd's Purse- Skullcap- Spiny Jujube- Thuja- Thyme- Tienchi Ginseng- Turmeric- Tylophora- Uva Ursi- Valerian- Vervain- White Horehound- White Peony- Wild Cherry- Wild Yam- Willow Herb- Wormwood- Yarrow- Yellow Dock- Appendices A. Dosage Summary Chart B. Glossary of Herbal Actions C. Glossary Clinical Trial Terms D. Herb Listing by Actions E. Action Listing by Herbs F. Herbs Possibly Contraindicated in Pregnancy
Kerry Bone was an experienced research and industrial chemist
before studying herbal medicine in the UK, where he graduated from
the full-time course at the School of Phytotherapy. He is currently
a practising herbalist of 15 years' experience, Head of research
and Development at MediHerb (Australia's largest manufacturer of
high quality herbal extracts) and Principal of the Australian
College of Phytotherapy. His research interests include natural
Kerry's technical articles, such as the MediHerbProfessional Review, are regularly published in Australia and overseas. His standing as an expert herbalist was acknowledged by his appointment from 1990to 1997 to the Traditional Medicines Evaluation Committee of the TherapeuticGoods Administration (equivalent to the FDA). He is currently Chair of the Herbal Task Force, a government-industry initiative.
Professional association memberships include; Fellow, National Institute of Medical Herbalists; Fellow, national herbalists Association of Australia; member, College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy.
He is co-author with SimonMills of the successful "Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy" published under the CL imprint, and co-author with Simon Mills of the forthcoming "Herbal Medicine Safety" book to be published in summer 2003.