There is an herbal remedy for most ailments – and you will find the most important ones in this concise pocket guide. Co-authored by Karin Kraft, one of the members of the German Commission E, and Christopher Hobbs, a renowned North-American herbalist, this handy pocket guide gives you the decisive facts about important medicinal herbs, […]
Introduction Herbal medicine use by midlife and menopausal women is widespread in Australia, as is use of other complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities (Gollschewski 2004, van der Sluijs 2007). In 2004 the prevalence of CAM use during menopausal years was found to be 82.5% in South East Queensland (Gollschewski 2004) and a 2003-2004 Sydney […]
Introduction It is estimated that around 2 million Australians are living with COPD while it remains a largely under recognised condition, under diagnosed and under untreated.
Twin Towns Resort, Tweed Heads/Coolangatta on the NSW/Queensland border 23-25 July 2009
Byline: Waquaruddin Ahmed – Email: [email protected], Ambreen Arif, Raheel Ather and Syed Ejaz Alam Abstract
Practitioners of Western herbal medicine in Australia rely on plant species which are almost exclusively alien or exotic. The materia medica requirements for courses approved by the National Herbalists Association of Australia (Hammer 2009) (i.e. the individual medicinal plants herbalists study during their training) reveal very few plants which are native or indigenous to Australia. […]
Herbal preparations have attracted attention in the management of metabolic syndrome. Since time immemorial, medicinal plants have been used in virtually all cultures. The traditional herbs require scientific and medical evaluation. Ten classic herbs have been combined in Dia-No, a polyherbal preparation containing water extracts of its ingredients, known for their anti-hyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic potential. […]