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Hopkins Technology


The Definitive Source of Information on Therapeutic Herbalism

by David L. Hoffmann, B.Sc., M.N.I.M.H.
author of The New Holistic Herbal

This CD-ROM introduces and describes the skilled use of herbal medicines within a holistic perspective. Anyone involved in health care, whether practitioner or patient, can benefit from this detailed, yet easy-to-use program.

Basic Principals

  • Herbalism Gala in action
  • Selection Criteria (How to choose the right herb)
  • Classification of Medicinal Plants
  • The Formulation and Preparation of Herbal Medicines
  • Sources of Phytotherapeutic Information
    • A Herbal Bibliography
    • Herbal Contacts around the World

Human Systems

The Digestive System

  • Apthous Ulcers
  • Ginivitus
  • Oesophagitis & Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Gastritus
  • Peptic Ulceration
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Phytotherapy and the Colon
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Appendicitis
  • Diverticultus
  • The Liver
    • Phyto-Therapy research and Liver Disease
    • Carduus Marianum & Silymarin
    • Glycyrrhia Glabra & Glycyrrhin
    • Schiandra Chinensis Lignoids
    • Bupleurum Falcatum & Sikosaponins
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Hemorrhoids

The Cardio-Vascular System

  • Primary Actions for the Cardio-Vascular System
  • Generalized Cardio-Vascular Disorders
  • Disease of the Heart
  • Peripheral Vascular Disorders

The Lower Respiratory System

  • Cough
  • Bronchitis (acute)
  • Bronchitis (chronic)
  • Pertussis
  • Asthma
  • Emphysema

The Upper Respiratory System

  • The common cold (acute orya)
  • Influenza
  • Hay Fever (allergenic Rhinitis)
  • Sinusitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Tonsillitis

The Nervous System

  • What is Stress?
    • How to Recognize Stress
    • Managing Stress: An Overview
    • Stress and the Adaptogens
    • Relaxation Techniques
    • Herbal Remedies and Stress Management
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Withdrawal from Benodiaepines (Valium type tranquilizers)
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Neuritis (Peripheral Neuropathy)
  • Tinnitus
  • Motion Sickness
  • Shingles

The Urinary System

  • Herbs and the Urinary System
  • Diuretics for Different Parts of the Body
  • A selection of important Diuretics
  • Dysuria
  • Hematuria
  • Water Retention, Edema
  • Cystitis
  • Urinary Calculus

The Reproductive System

  • Emmanagogues - are they or are they not?
  • Herbal Emmenagogues
  • Uterine Tonics
  • Ammenorrhoea & Dysmenorrhoea
  • Partus preparator
  • Child Birth (Labor and after Labor)
  • Threatened Miscarriage
  • Amenorrhea
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Metrorrhagia
  • Pre Menstrual Tension
  • Menopause
  • Herbs, Fertility & Contraception
  • Zoapatle
  • Chinese Research (reproduction)
  • Indian Research (reproduction)
  • Infertility
  • Phytotherapeutic approaches to infertility
  • Pregnancy
    • Herbs to avoid during pregnancy
    • discomforts of Pregnancy
      • The first Trimester
      • The Second and Third Trimesters
  • Post Partum
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibrocystic Disease (FCD)

The Male Reproductive System

Musculo-Skeletal System

  • Primary Actions for the Musculo-Skeletal System
  • Inflammation and Arthritis
  • Arthritis
  • Pheumatism-Myalgia
  • External Applications for Musculo-Skeletal Problems
  • Osteo-Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Herbs and Treatment of Systemic Lupus
  • Erythematosus
  • Gout
  • Bursitis & Tendinitis


  • Topical Applications
  • Skin Lesions
  • Eczemz-Dematitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Dandruff
  • Dry Skin
  • Bruises

Immunity, Holism and Phyth-therapy

  • The Herbal possibilities in Immunology
  • A Phyto-therapeutic approach to the Immune System
  • An Herbal contribution to Preventive Medicine
  • The Immune System and its specific problems


  • A General Approach to Infection
  • Shingles
  • Infections in the Genito-Urinary System
  • Infection in The Skin
  • Fungal Skin Infections
  • Cancer
  • Phytotherapy and the Endocrine Glands

Phytotherapy and Children

  • Colic
  • Hot Castor Oil Rub
  • Hyperactivity
  • Diaper Rash
  • Cradle Cap (Seborrheic Dematitis)
  • Impetigo
  • Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection)
  • Urinary System - Bedwetting (Enuresis)
  • Fever

Phytotherapy and the Elderly

  • Psychology of Aging
  • Spiritual and Socio-Economic Issues
  • Toning and Nurturing Health in Elders
  • Prescribing Issues Unique to Elders

Also included:

Materia Medica with Citations


English to Latin Names

Latin to English Names

Prefixes and Suffixes

Herb Names and Plant Taxonomy

Herbal Poetry by Jim Duke

A Narrated Walk through a Herb Garden

Requirements: Microsoft Windows graphical environment version 3.1 or later, Microsoft MS-DOS CD-ROM extensions (MSCDEX) version 2.2 or later, multimedia PC or equivalent (includes 10 MHz 80286 or higher microprocessor, 2 MB of memory, CD-ROM drive, EGA display or better, audio board, and mouse).

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