Ruscus aculeatus (Butcher's Broom) as a Potential Treatment for Orthostatic Hypotension, with a Case Report
- Seeking poison oak extract. R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;3/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p123
Calls for suggestions on alternative for injectable poison oak and poison ivy extracts which are no longer being manufactured.
- Respect grows for botanicals, but can you trust the herbs you buy? Ward, Elizabeth M. // Environmental Nutrition;May95, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p1
Reports on botanical drugs in the United States. Plant-derived preparations; Estimated 1994 sales of botanical drugs; Quality controls for botanicals; Product standardization.
- Lapacho, taheebo & pau d'arco: Many names for nature's power plant. Mowrey, Daniel D. // Health News & Review;1994, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p19
Discusses the therapeutic use of the lapacho plant. Diseases effected by the plant; Absence of side effects; Initial nausea in patients; Ability to stimulate production of red blood cells in bone marrow; Use in Brazil and South American clinics.
- Drug in a haystack. Blaney, Carol; Miller, Julie Ann // BioScience;Dec95, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p743
Reports on the large-scale screening of plants for novel classes of compounds useful as anticancer and anti-AIDS drugs. Needle-in-haystack approach to drug screening; Greater success of over rational drug design; Successes of the screening project.
- Understanding herbal preparations. Murray, Michael T. // Better Nutrition;Jan1999, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p16
Looks at the benefits of standardized botanical extracts and the importance of delivering a clinically effective level of active compounds. Teas/infusions; Tinctures; Fluid extracts; Dry-powdered extracts; Determination of potency and quality.
- Plant Sterols and Sterolins. // Colgan Chronicles;Jan1999, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p8
No abstract available.
- Mussaenda arcuata (Rubiaceae). // HerbalGram;Feb-Apr2013, Issue 97, p80
The article presents a photograph of the shrub Mussaenda arcuata and presents a brief discussion of the shrub's medicinal uses.
- Which brands does Dr. Andrew Weil trust? // HealthFacts;Jul98, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p2
Offers advice on how to select botanical medicine products. Items to look for on product labels; Trustworthy brands.
- phytotherapy. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1785
A definition of the medical term "phytotherapy," which refers to the use of plant extracts in the maintenance of health or the treatment of disease, is presented.