MEDICAL HERBALISM: A Journal for the Clinical Practitioner
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Vol. 1, No. 1 October 1989
Comfrey, coltsfoot and pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Is comfrey toxic? With three case studies and a literature review. 37 references.
Arthritis case, with commentaries.
Vol. 2, No. 1 January-February 1990
Hypericum and AIDS:Reports of initial unpublished clinical trials and surveys, and discussion of dosing methods and side effects.
Vol. 2, No. 2 March-April 1990
Treatment of acne, with three case studies.
Herbal Energetics: A discussion of blending of oriental and western herbal techniques. Western Herbs and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Clinical Tips: Choosing between valerian and hops, contraindications for ginseng, echinacea and cold constitutions.
Vol. 2, No. 3 May-June 1990
The ginseng abuse syndrome.
Contraindications for Echinacea.
Update on toxicity of comfrey and colstfoot.
Differentiating between black and blue cohosh.
Vol. 2, No. 4 July-August 1990
Licorice and AIDS. A review of three clinical trials in Japan.
Efficacy vs. effectiveness. The pitfalls of applying abstract scientific research on herbs to clinical practice.
Clinical studies: feverfew, stinging nettles.
Vol. 2, No. 5 September-October 1990
Herbal antibiotic formulas, with four case studies.
Chaste-tree berry. An important plant for treating female disorders.
Discussion of side effects. The Top Ten Herbs. Results of a survey.
Vol. 2, No. 6 November-December 1990
Remedy differentials in migraine headache.
Treatment of lung complaints. With a chronic and an acute case study.
Remedies in menstrual pain.
Contraindications for five categories of herbs.
Vol. 3, No. 1 January-February 1991
Herbs and hypertension, with three case studies.
Herbal formulations: two points of view.
Dandelion as a diuretic.
European vs. American mistletoe.
Small herbal publications, reviews selections from two authors.
Vol. 3, No. 2 March-April 1991
Treating coffee abuse, with case study.
Botanicals and chronic pain, wth case study.
Chaste-tree side effects debate.
Science review: Ginkgo.
Willow Bark and NSAID.
Insomnia treatment differentials.
Vol. 3, No. 3 May-June 1991
Herbal treatment for ulcers, with eight case studies.
Herbs and AIDS. Bastyr College healing aids research project.
Is ginger safe during pregnancy?
Chinese patent medicines: Reviews of five books on the subject.
Vol. 3, No. 4 Fall 1991
Urinary tract infections, with case studies, clinical notes, eating principles, and botanicals.
UTI and traditonal Chinese medicine.
Uva ursi and alkaline urine.
Diaphoretics and colds.
IBIS software review.
Vol. 4, No. 1 Spring 1992
Menopause and hysterectomy with five case studies.
Dosages and frequencies in herbal medicine.
Dosing methods in medical herbalism
Tea tree oil and acne.
Vol.4, No. 2 Summer 1992
Dueling liver botanicals: milk thistle and chelidonium
Formulas for Menopause
Hormone replacement therapy
Case Study: A side effect of echinacea?
Siberian ginseng:false accusation.
Vol. 4, No. 3 Fall 1992
Childhood ear infections, (with three case studies and case commentaries)
Contraindications of Mahuang
Vol. 4, No. 4 Winter 1992
Herbal Pediatrics by Mary Bove, ND, LM, MNIMH.
Herbs and Depression
Echinacea and herpes
Plants with hormonal effects
Vol. 5, No. 1 Spring 1993
Compound Stillingia Liniment
German evaluation of herb safety
Energy tonics and anxiety
Echinacea Contraindications in AIDS and Appendicitis
Devil's Claw Research. Book Review.
Vol. 5, No. 2 Summer 1993
Differential diagnosis and treatment of memory loss.
Case study: memory loss.
Solvent residues in solid extracts
An otitis media formula.
Vol. 5, No. 3 Fall 1993
Ginger as an ani-inflammatory
Holistic treatment of fibroids
Case studies: uterine fibroids.
Vol. 5, No. 4 Winter 1993-94
Herbal treatment of functional liver disease.
Case study: Kidney damage from a nutritional supplement.
Caution of scullcap adulteration.
Contrasting liver botanicals.
New theoretical model of AIDS.
Echinacea as a dental remedy.
Anthraquinone laxatives and colon cancer.
Vol. 6, No. 1 Spring 1994
Echinacea myth: phagocytosis not diminished after ten days.
Milk thistle: a clinician's report.
Licorice as a liver herb.
The top twenty-five herbs.
Michael Moore on ginkgo.
Vol. 6, No. 2 Summer 1994
Chinese kidney tonics for osteoporosis.
Fibromyalgia, with case studies.
Echinacea and White Blood Cells.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Forum: Are juniper berries a kidney irritant?
Vol. 6, No. 3 Fall 1994
Issue Focus: Acute pain.
The causes of pain.
2 pain case studies.
Materia medica for pain.
Toxic botanicals and pain.
Liniments and plasters.
Chinese herbs for pain.
Vol. 6, No. 4 Winter 1994-95
Garlic and cardiovascular disease.four case studies:
Case Study: Eczema.
Treatment outcomes at Mexican cancer clinics.
Photosensitivity and St John's Wort.
Propolis and contact dermatitis.
Essential oil research.
On Toxic botanicals.
On standardized extracts.
Vol. 7, No. 1-2 (Double Issue) Spring-Summer 1995
Case study: Chronic nerve damage.
Cimicifuga for depression, with case studies.
Hypericum as an antidepressant.
Depression and Specific Medication.
Special feature: Garlic; with interviews with four expert clinicians.
Garlic and AIDS. G
arlic and vaginal infection.
Garlic and ulcers.
Garlic side effects and contraindications.
Asafoetida for candida
Long term use of echinacea
More on the Hoxsey Formula for cancer.
Literature reviews: Ginkgo and Alzheimer's; Chaparral hepatotoxicity; flavonoids and herbal teas; MDs and herbs.
Vol. 7, No. 3 Fall 1995
Case studies; avoiding surgery.
Successful treatment of schizophrenia with phytotherapy.
Side effects to Baptisia, Vitex.
Scientific review: echinacea species.
Androgenous herbs: mitchella repens, Serenoa serrulata.
Lavendar in aromatherapy.
Book review: Principles and Practice of Constitutional Physiology for herbalists. (Michael Moore).
Vol.7, No 4 winter 1995-1996
Feverfew in Acute headance.
Case Study: Pleurisy.
Case and commentary: shingles.
A non-estrogenic menopausee formula.
Vol 8, No. 1-2 (Double Issue) Spring-Summer 1996
Specific medications for anxiety.
Herbalism and HIV/AIDS.
Caffeinism and anxiety.
Wisdom of an Elder: Dr. Douglas Kirkbride.
A Hydrastis Substitute.
Vol 8, No. 3 Fall 1996
Finesse in herbal prescribing, with case study.
Crataegus: mental and emotional indications.
Three cases with quick results: uti, eczema, and lupus.
Hepatotoxicity associated with herbal tablets.
Wisdom of an Elder (part II): Dr. Douglas Kirkbride.
Vol 8, No. 4. Winter 1996
Goldenseal and the common cold: the antibiotic myth.
Goldenseal substitutes Editorial:
The Herbal Renaissance Shifts Gears
Case study: lower limb venous insufficiency with
Vol 9, No. 3. Fall 1997.
Eclectic materia medica: Saw palmetto.
Botanical medicines in menstrual irregularities
Herbs and dysmenorrhea.
Adverse effects of herbs.
Vol 9, No. 4. Winter 1997
Systemic lupus erythematosus.
Eclectic materia medica: Aesculus spp.
Leaky gut, molecular mimicry, and autoimmune disease.
Treatments for brown recluse spider bites.
Vol 10, Number 1-2. Spring-Summer 1998
Lobelia toxicity review.
Liver Therapeutics by Chris Hedley, MNIMH, with case studies.
Pre- and post surgical care for hip replacement therapy.
Glycyrrhizin and influenza.
Glycyrrhiza and corticosteroids.
H. Pylori and ulcers.
Vol 10 No 3 Fall 1998
Herbal supports in kidney failure and renal transplan.
Case study: Fibrocystic breast disease with midcycle acne by Cascade Anderson Geller.
Vol 10. No.4 Winter 1998-1999
Cardiovascular system case studies by Chris Hedley, MNIMH.
Adverse effects anecdotes: Glycyrrhiza, Olive leaf, Vitex,
Vol 11, number 1 Spring-Summer 1999
Phytotherapeutic Approaches to Lower Bowel Disease: Chronic inflammatory bowel disease, by Chanchal Cabrera, MNIMH.
Herbal support for withdrawal from food intolerances, with case studies.
Kava-alprazolam herb-drug interaction reconsidered.
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