Philippe O. Szapary, MD
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Szapary P.; Tyler's Herbs of Choice: The Therapeutic Use of Phytomedicinals. Ann Intern Med. 2000;132:1012. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-132-12-200006200-00040
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2000;132(12):1012.
2nd edition. Robbers JE, Tyler VE, eds. 287 pages. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Herbal Pr; 1999. $49.95. ISBN 0789001608. Order phone 800-429-6784.
Field of medicine: Complementary and alternative medicine.
Format: Softcover books.
Audience: Health care providers and consumers who are interested in herbal therapies.
Purpose: To provide a concise evidence-based review of the most commonly used herbal preparations in the western world.
Content:Tyler's Honest Herbal begins with an overview of the complicated legislative issues surrounding medicinal use of botanicals. Following are reviews of 121 herbs or dietary supplements, each 1 to 5 pages long. The book concludes with a reference summary chart of the supplements discussed. Tyler's Herbs of Choice opens with a helpful user's guide to the book. Nine organ system–based chapters follow, each of which contains several subcategories of disease.
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