Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism: Elite Herbs and Natural Compounds for Mastering Stress, Aging, and Chronic Disease

Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism: Elite Herbs and Natural Compounds for Mastering Stress, Aging, and Chronic Disease

By: Donald R. Yance (author)Hardback

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Weaving together the ancient wisdom of herbalism and the most up-to-date scientific research on cancer, aging, and nutrition, renowned medical herbalist and clinical nutritionist Donald Yance reveals how to master stress, improve energy levels, prevent degenerative disease, and age gracefully with the elite herbs known as adaptogens. Yance's holistic approach, called the Eclectic Triphasic Medical System (ETMS), is based on extensive scientific research, more than 25 years of clinical practice, and excellent results with thousands of patients. It centers on four interconnected groups of health tools: botanical formulations, nutritional supplements, diet, and lifestyle. Defining three categories for adaptogenic herbs, he explains how formulations should combine herbs from each category to create a synergistic effect. He provides more than 60 monographs on herbs and nutritional compounds as well as custom combinations to revitalize the immune system, build cardiovascular health, protect brain function, manage weight, and support cancer treatment. He explains the interplay of endocrine health, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, thyroid function, and stress in the aging process and reveals how adaptogenic treatment begins at the cellular level with the mitochondria--the microscopic energy producers present in every living cell. Emphasizing spirituality, exercise, and diet in addition to herbal treatments and nutritional supplements, Yance's complete lifestyle program explores how to enhance energy production in the body and subdue the proinflammatory state that lays the groundwork for nearly every degenerative disease, taking you from merely surviving to thriving. No EU Toy Safety hazard warning applicable.

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Donald R. Yance Jr., CN, MH, RH(AHG), is a clinical master herbalist and certified nutritionist. He is the founder of the Mederi Centre for Natural Healing in Ashland, Oregon, the president and formulator of Natura Health Products, and founder and president of the Mederi Foundation. He lives in Ashland, Oregon.


Acknowledgments and Dedication Foreword by Dwight L. McKee, MD, CNS, ABIHM Introduction Part One Adaptogens Keys to Optimal Health 1. My Healing Philosophy 2. Adaptation and the Stress Response 3. Vital Energy and the Neuroendocrine System 4. The Metabolic Model of Aging 5. Adaptogens, the Ultimate Evidence-Based Medicine 6. Adaptogen-Based Formulations as the Foundation of Health 7. Harmonizing with Adaptogenic Blends 8. The Thyroid and the HPA Axis 9. Cardiovascular Health 10. Revitalizing the Immune System 11. Adaptogenic Remedies in Cancer Therapy 12. Healthy Brain and Aging in the Metabolic Model 13. Bone Health 14. Weight Management 15. Exercise, the Best Medicine 16. Eating for Optimal Health 17. Mastering Life and Wellness through Spirit Conclusion to Part 1. The Future of Medicine Part Two Materia Medica Acerola - Malpighia glabra Alpha-Lipoic Acid Amla/Indian Gooseberry - Phyllanthus emblica Aralia - Aralia elata Ashwagandha - Withania somnifera Astragalus - Astragalus membranaceus B Vitamins: B5, B6, B12, and Folic Acid Bacopa - Bacopa monnieri Bilberry - Vaccinium myrtillus Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone) Colostrum Cordyceps - Cordyceps sinensis Creatine Devil's Club - Oplopanax horridus Elderberry - Sambucus nigra, Sambucus spp. Eleuthero - Eleutherococcus senticosus Epimedium - Epimedium grandiflorum, E. brevicornum, E. sagittatum, E. koreanum Eurycoma - Eurycoma longifolia Fish Oil Rich in EPA and DHA Ginger - Zingiber officinale Ginseng - Panax ginseng, P. quinquefolius Glutamine Goji Berry - Lycium barbarum, L. chinense Gotu Kola - Centella asiatica Grape Seed, Grape Skin, and Japanese Knotweed (Hu Zhang) - Vitis vinifera and Polygonum cuspidatum Green Tea - Camellia sinensis Hawthorn - Crataegus spp. He Shou Wu - Polygonum multiflorum Holy Basil - Ocimum sanctum L-Arginine L-Carnitine L-Tryptophan Licorice - Gycyrrhiza glabra, Glycyrrhiza spp. Magnesium Marapuama - Ptychopetalum olacoides, P. uncinatum Mucuna - Mucuna pruriens Mumie - Asphaltum NADH Nettle - Urtica dioica Notoginseng - Panax notoginseng, P. pseudoginseng Oat Seed - Avena sativa Pantethine Pantocrine - Cornu Parvum Cervi Poria (Fu Ling and Fu Shen) - Poria cocos Reishi - Ganoderma lucidum Rhaponticum - Rhaponticum carthamoides Rhodiola - Rhodiola rosea Rooibos - Aspalathus linearis Rose Hips - Rosa canina Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis Royal Jelly (and Propolis) - Substances produced by Apis mellifera Saw Palmetto - Serenoa repens, S. serrulata Schisandra - Schisandra chinensis Shatavari - Asparagus racemosus Siberian Pine Seed Oil - Oleum Pini Sibericae Siberian Sea Buckthorn Oil - Oleum Hippophae Sibericae Suma - Pfaffia paniculata Tribulus - Tribulus terrestris Turmeric - Curcuma longa, C. domestica Tyrosine Vitamin D3 Whey Protein Concentrate Appendix. The Eclectic Triphasic Medical System (ETMS) Index

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  • publication date: 21/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781620551004
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 672
  • ID: 9781620551004
  • weight: 1818
  • ISBN10: 1620551004

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