Herbal Medications

By | August 7, 2014

6/27/2013 1 Herbal Supplements in Complementary and Integrative Medicine The GoodThe Good, The Bad The Uneventfulhe Bad, The Uneventful Michael J. Schuh, BS, PharmD, MBA

HERBAL MEDICATIONS: Past and Current Relevance By Kathie Peach RN Edited by Mary Knutson, RN March, 2007 What is Herbal Medicine? Using plants or plant-based substances to treat various ailments instead of “man-made” or “conventional” medicines and/or drugs Herbs are leafy, annual plants

Herbs for Women: Alternatives to Prescription Medications sometimes more effective. Hormone replacement therapy, the standard Western medical treatment for menopause,

Mental Health Medications 1 s s s s s s s s s s s s s Mental Health Medications M edications are used to treat the symptoms of mental disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar

Resilience: The Role of Herbal Medicines for Anxiety and Depression Tori Hudson, ND Clinical Professor, NCNM/Bastyr Medical Director, A Woman’s Time

depression depression declined at 3 months (-5.03+/-1.4) as assessed via the Zung’s depression scale [16]. A Herbal medications in psychiatry are still under researched. The present review looked at various herbal preparations used in anxiety.

Echinacea Many medications used One of the most popular herbs in the US for the treatment of depression. Current Anesthesia and Moderate Sedation Implications For Anesthesia and Moderate Sedation Reasons For Not Reporting Use of Herbal Medications Adverse Effects

Many patients do not consider herbal compounds to be medications and DO NOT convey use of these agents at the time of surgery. Why Be Concerned?

REPORTS Herbal medicines 368 Am J Health-Syst Pharm—Vol 60 Feb 15, 2003 cerns. However, the concerns of the medical community must also be considered.

Medications and natural remedies ASK BEFORE YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS If you take any medications or herbal remedies, your developing baby takes them, too.

Reasons For Not Reporting Use of Herbal Medications A belief that because such products are “natural,” they must be safe. Fear of how healthcare providers would respond to self-medication. Fear that their physician may be prejudiced against use of botanicals.

Herbals Plus Conventional Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix 2007 According to a new study, older women who mix over-the-counter, herbal and prescribed