Herbal Medicines provides a comprehensive single source of scientifically rigorous, impartial information on 180 of the most commonly used herbal medicinal products. The monographs are extensively referenced, detailing photochemical, pharmacological and clinical aspects of each herb (use, dose, adverse effects, interactions, etc). As with previous editions, Herbal Medicines is presented in full colour throughout, with chemical structures and photographs of the plant and drug material presented where available. This fourth edition includes extensive revision of over 20 monographs and the addition of 28 new monographs. All Pharmacopeial information has been fully updated and restructured across the publication. The new 28 monographs added are: Asparagus, Bistort, Black Currant, Bugleweed, Butcher's Broom, Cramp Bark, English Ivy, Epimedium, European Goldenrod, Fennel, Goat's Rue, Hoodia, Horsetail, Linseed, Lovage Root, Melilot, Noni, Oak Bark, Peony, Peppermint, Polypodium, Pygeum, Sea Buckthorn, Tea Tree, Tormentil, Turmeric, Verbascum, Yohimbe. Appendix 4: Preparations Directory and Appendix 5: Suppliers Directory, have also been updated to include product information from over 43 countries including: Australia, Germany, UK and USA. Written by experts in the fields of pharmacognosy, phytochemistry, phytopharmacy, clinical herbal medicines, phytopharmacovigilance and regulation of herbal medicinal products, Herbal Medicines is an invaluable reference text for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals who require evidence-based information on herbal medicines used for treatment and prevention of health problems.