An herbalist/nutritional consultant from Boulder, Colorado presents general guidelines for the use of herbal medicines and profiles of some 180 herbs from agrimony to zedoary
. The guide includes a glossary of the physiological effects of herbs, resources, general references, and indexing by English and botanical names as well as general subject.
From ajowan to zedoary
, spices are compared and contrasted, combined, and explained, and otherwise detailed by a guy who really knows his stuff, Ian Hemphill, owner of a prestigious Australian spice shop, Herbie's, has been working with spices since he was a child.
Han et al., "Study of the preparation of sustained-release microspheres containing zedoary
turmeric oil by the emulsion-solvent-diffusion method and evaluation of the self-emulsification and bioavailability of the oil," Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol.
As a result, Okinawa Life combines three key ingredients to help consumers maintain active, healthy lifestyles: soy isoflavones, which are plentiful in Okinawa's traditional tofu (called shima-tofu) and which provide an antioxidant benefit; zedoary
, a purple turmeric that helps aid digestion; and goya, or bitter melon, which contains a number of beneficial ingredients, including vitamin C, which is a natural antioxidant, and vitamins A and B.
, a purple turmeric, helps aid digestion; and goya, a bitter melon, is a favorite part of the Okinawan diet.
Anti-allergic principles from Thai zedoary
: structural requirements of curcuminoids for inhibition of degranulation and effect on the release of TNF-[alpha] and IL-4 in RBL-2H3 cells.
In this updated translation of the German edition titled Arzneidrogenprofile (2000), German pharmacists and a naturopath profile some 200 commonly used medicinal herbs, from agrimony to zedoary
. The brief profiles include herb synonyms, part used, area of application, dosage, applications, comments, contraindications, adverse events, and interactions, but lack illustrations.