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By Joanne Barnes, Linda A. Anderson, J. David Phillipson

Natural medicinal items are expanding in acceptance within the built global even if there are numerous matters approximately their caliber, safeguard and efficacy. "Herbal Medicines" offers a accomplished unmarried resource of scientifically rigorous, neutral info on over a hundred and fifty of the main customary natural medicinal items. This 3rd version has been greatly revised and up to date. It goals to reply to the questions raised for the medical professional via offering scientifically rigorous, neutral info on scientific herbs.

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Pharm J 1984; 232: 330–332. 141 Statutory Instrument (SI) 1984:87. The Medicines (Cyanogenetic Substances) Order 1984. 142 Ljunggren B. Severe phototoxic burn following celery ingestion. Arch Dermatol 1990; 126: 1334–1336. 143 Boffa MJ et al. Celery soup causing severe phototoxicity during PUVA therapy. Br J Dermatol 1996; 135: 330–345. 144 Medicines Control Agency. Psoralea corylifolia fruit in Traditional Chinese Medicines causing severe skin reaction. Curr Probl Pharmacovigilance 2001; 27: 12.

Phenytoin poisoning after using Chinese proprietary medicines. Hum Exp Toxicol 2000; 19: 385–386. 108 FDA Press Release. State Health Director Warns Consumers about Prescription Drugs in Herbal Products. 15 February 2000. fda. gov-USA. 109 Medicines Control Agency. Hypoglycaemia following the use of Chinese herbal medicine Xiaoke Wan. Curr Probl Pharmacovigilance 2001; 27: 8. 110 Wu M-S. Multiple tubular dysfunction induced by mixed Chinese herbal medicines containing cadmium. Nephrol Dialysis Transplant 1996; 11: 867–870.

Forty-three case reports and eight clinical trials were identified. Warfarin was the most common cardiovascular drug involved. It was found to interact with boldo, curbicin, fenugreek, garlic, danshen, devil's claw, dong quai, ginkgo, papaya, lycium, mango, PC-SPES (resulting in over-anticoagulation) and with ginseng, green tea, soy and St John's wort (causing decreased anticoagulant effect). Gum guar, St John's wort, Siberian ginseng and wheat bran were found to decrease plasma digoxin concentration; aspirin interactions include spontaneous hyphema when used concurrently with ginkgo and increased bioavailability if combined with tamarind.

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