Herbal Therapy & Supplements ($38.95, 550 pp), by Merrily A. Kuhn and David Winston, contains 16 new herb monographs that were not in the first addition. This guide discusses the traditional and scientific uses of 130 botanicals and supplements. This text has information on pharmacology, side effects, long-term safety and use in children and pregnancy. The bibliography lists research and references for the herbs and the appendices offer details on health conditions.
Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 530 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106-3621, www.lww.com
Published in WholeFoods Magazine, December 2009