The fourth in Dr. Stansbury's acclaimed five-volume masterwork for herbalists and medical professionals-the best resource available for the modern clinical practice of Western herbal medicine
Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals is a comprehensive, five-volume reference for herbalists, physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals. Dr. Jill Stansbury draws on decades of clinical experience and her extensive research to provide an unparalleled range of herbal formulas organized by body system.
Volume 4 focuses on herbal formulas for cognitive, neurologic, and emotional conditions, including:
Psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, dissociative disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as formulas to treat drug addiction
Acute and chronic pain such as headaches, sinus pain, muscle pain, neuralgia, gastrointestinal pain, and pain from injuries
Peripheral nerve issues such as neuropathy and nerve trauma
Central nervous system disorders such as seizures, Parkinson's, and dementia
Each chapter includes a section describing individual herbs with tips on their properties, modes of action, and the specific symptoms each plant best addresses.
Together, Dr. Stansbury's expert formularies comprise a practical manual for budding and seasoned herbalists alike on the sophisticated art of fine-tuning herbal treatments for the constitution and overall health of an individual patient. The text aims to teach by example, helping clinicians develop their own intuition and ability to create effective herbal formulas.