The Psychopharmacology of Herbal Medicine: Plant Drugs That Alter Mind, Brain, and Behavior
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Just about all cultures eat medication from psychoactive vegetation. Caffeine, for instance, might be the most typical stimulant on the earth, and plenty of fashionable medicines, resembling morphine and codeine, are derived from plant sources. In these instances, scientific analysis has revealed the composition of the vegetation and the way they work together with the nervous system. There are additionally many natural drugs with reputed therapeutic worth that haven’t but gained acceptance into mainstream medication, partly as a result of there has not been sufficient analysis to help their usefulness. As a substitute they’re considered “various medicines.” That is an lively analysis space, nonetheless, and plenty of present research are specializing in figuring out the lively elements, pharmacological properties, physiological results, and medical efficacy of natural medicines. This ebook compiles and integrates probably the most up-to-date info on the most important psychoactive natural medicines—that’s, natural medicines that alter thoughts, mind, and habits. It focuses notably on the results on numerous areas of cognition, together with consideration, studying, and reminiscence. The ebook covers all main lessons of psychoactive medication, together with stimulants, cognitive enhancers, sedatives and anxiolytics, psychotherapeutic herbs, analgesics and anesthetic vegetation, hallucinogens, and hashish.
Writer:The MIT Press; Illustrated version (June 1, 2001)
Studying age:18 years and up
Grade degree:12 and up
Merchandise Weight:1.75 kilos
Dimensions:9.12 x 5.96 x 1.1 inches