E M Williamson
Affiliation: University of Reading
- The rise of traditional Chinese medicine and its materia medica: a comparison of the frequency and safety of materials and species used in Europe and ChinaElizabeth M Williamson
University of Reading School of Pharmacy, Whiteknights, Reading, Berkshire, UK
J Ethnopharmacol 149:453-62. 2013..This study represents the first attempt to identify and compare the most important CMM used in both regions, to begin the process of assessing the risks to public health and possible future benefits...
- Interactions between herbal and conventional medicinesElizabeth M Williamson
The School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, PO Box 228, Whiteknights, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 6AJ, UK
Expert Opin Drug Saf 4:355-78. 2005..An attempt has been made to put the matter into perspective and recommendations have been given for health professionals to advise or develop strategies to safeguard patients, without resorting to speculation or scaremongering...
- An investigation and comparison of the bioactivity of selected essential oils on human lice and house dust mitesE M Williamson
The School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 6AP, UK
Fitoterapia 78:521-5. 2007..The assay proved simple and effective and gave reproducible results...
- Complementary therapies, the placebo effect and the pharmacistElizabeth M Williamson
The School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AJ, Berkshire, UK
Complement Ther Clin Pract 15:172-9. 2009..This article discusses, from a pharmaceutical perspective, the types of therapies available, their applications and indications, and issues surrounding the placebo effect...
- Natural products as alternative treatments for metabolic bone disorders and for maintenance of bone healthSophie E Putnam
School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AJ, UK
Phytother Res 21:99-112. 2007..The effects of natural products on bone and connective tissue are then discussed, to include items of diet, herbal extracts and food supplements, with evidence for their efficacy outlined...
- Drug interactions between herbal and prescription medicinesElizabeth M Williamson
The School of Pharmacy, Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, University of London, London, United Kingdom
Drug Saf 26:1075-92. 2003....
- A pilot randomised, open, uncontrolled, clinical study of two dosages of St John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) herb extract (LI-160) as an aid to motivational/behavioural support in smoking cessationJoanne Barnes
Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
Planta Med 72:378-82. 2006..However, it may be premature to rule out a possible effect on the basis of a single, uncontrolled pilot study, and other approaches involving SJW extract may warrant investigation...