Author: Stansbury Dr. Jill
Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing
Number Of Pages: 304
Details: Product Description
The 5th and final volume in a masterwork for students of herbalism and practicing herbalists
Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals is a five-volume set that serves as a comprehensive, practical reference manual for herbalists, physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals. Dr. Jill Stansbury draws on her decades of clinical experience and her extensive research to provide an unparalleled range of herbal formulas.
Organized by body system, each volume includes hundreds of formulas to treat common health conditions, as well as formulas that address specific energetic or symptomatic presentations. For each formula, Dr. Stansbury briefly explains how the selected herbs address the specific condition. Sidebars and user-friendly lists help readers quickly choose which herbs are best for specific presentations and detail traditional uses of both Western and traditional Asian formulas and herbs that are readily available in the United States.
Volume 5 focuses on autoimmune and allergic conditions including allergic rhinitis (hay fever), asthma, hives, and food sensitivities. A chapter on ears, eyes, nose, mouth, and throat includes herbal therapies for eye infections, glaucoma, and other eye conditions; sinus infections, colds, and sore throats; and tooth decay and oral infections. A chapter on the musculoskeletal system covers common conditions such as sore muscles and bruising as well as chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia, arthritis, and osteoporosis.
Each chapter includes a materia medica section that describes individual herbs with tips on their properties, modes of action, and the specific symptoms each plant best addresses.
These formularies are also a tutorial for budding herbalists on the sophisticated art of fine-tuning an herbal formula for the constitution and overall health condition of an individual patient, rather than prescribing a one-size-fits-all treatment for a basic diagnosis. The text aims to teach by example, helping clinicians develop their own intuition and ability to create effective herbal formulas.
Previous volumes include Digestion and Elimination (Volume 1), Circulation and Respiration (Volume 2), Endocrinology (Volume 3), and Neurology, Psychiatry, and Pain Management (Volume 4).
“Jill Stansbury’s Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals reflect not only the maturity of contemporary biomedical herbal medicine but also the mastery gained from years of clinical practice. Throughout the text, a thoughtful integration of traditional context is blended with science-principled herbalism. This therapeutic guide allows the clinician and patient to experience the best of what medical herbalism has to offer in a way that is relevant to healthcare today. If you practice herbal medicine, or want to dive in deeply with a master in the field, these books will be in a prized place on your shelves.”―Bevin Clare, professor, Maryland University of Integrative Health; president, American Herbalists Guild
“Over the five volumes of Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals, Jill Stansbury has shown us what a remarkable practitioner she is, presenting nuanced therapeutic protocols for a wide array of conditions that exemplify cutting edge medical knowledge and are firmly rooted in a deep understanding of plants and traditional herbalism. Amazingly, all of this is done in a highly accessible manner that conveys the personal knowledge that Jill has gained over decades of practice. There is, quite frankly, nothing else like it, and no one else like Jill.”―jim mcdonald, herbalist and founder, herbcraft.org
“There are many herb books, but few address the fine points of clinical herbal prescribing. To remedy this deficiency, Dr. Jill Stansbury, ND, has written perhaps the best herbal formulary since the days of the renowned Eclectic physicians. . . . Each section and page clearly shows the skill, experience, and expertise of the author and will help even the seasoned naturopathi
Release Date: 11-10-2021
Package Dimensions: 27x259x871