NEWS UPDATE ON HERBAL MEDICINES: FEB-2020

Herbal medicines. A guide for health-care professionals.
This book is intended as a reference work for pharmacists, doctors and other health-care professionals to assist them in the provision of advice on the use of health remedies (herbal products) to members of the public. [1]
Preoperative Considerations with Herbal Medicines
More patients are using herbal remedies. Even though herbs are natural products, they often act like medications and may interact with or potentiate other medications. [2]
Herbal medicine in Jordan with special emphasis on commonly used herbs
To assess the current situation of sales and uses of herbal medicines in Jordan, more than 100 herbalists throughout the country were interviewed. [3]
Antitheilerial Herbal Medicine: A Review
The aim of this study is to overview some of the medicinal plants tested for the treatment of theileriosis. Treatment of theileriosis with standard drugs such as parvaquone and buparvaquone is very expensive, and these drugs are not always available in the third world developing countries. Thus, it is desirable to seek for discovery of medicinal plants for treatment of theileriosis. [4]
Medicinal Plants and Herbal Medicines for Oral Health Promotion: Analysis of Students and Professionals Knowledge
Aims: Verify the indications of medicinal plants and herbal medicines carried out by professors and academics of the dentistry course, and their knowledge about the interaction of medicinal plants and herbal medicines with medications of continuous use. [5]
Reference
[1]  Newall, C.A., Anderson, L.A. and Phillipson, J.D., 1996. Herbal medicines. A  guide for health-care professionals.  The pharmaceutical press.
[2] Murphy, J.M., 1999. Preoperative considerations with herbal medicines. AORN    journal, 69(1), pp.173-183.
[3] Abu-Irmaileh, B.E. and Afifi, F.U., 2003. Herbal medicine in Jordan with special emphasis on commonly used herbs. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 89(2-3), pp.193-197.
[4] Farah, H.M., El-Amin, T.H., Khalid, H.E. and El Hussein, A.R.M., 2014. Antitheilerial Herbal Medicine: A Review. Biotechnology Journal International, pp.817-828.
[5] Alves da Silva, E. M., Freire Silva, M., Fracasso Moraes, G. and Moura Burci, L. (2018) “Medicinal Plants and Herbal Medicines for Oral Health Promotion: Analysis of Students and Professionals Knowledge”, European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 24(4), pp. 1-8. doi: 10.9734/EJMP/2018/42954.

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