The Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients, Third Edition updates and expands the Second Edition, providing an accurate and current reference source on natural products for the growing number professionals who need a comprehensive text. It offers several new entries on Chinese herbs, as well as updated information and more extensive indexing. This revised index allows the reader to easily locate different types of ingredients and other information (emulsifiers, moisturizers, antioxidants, etc.) in addtion to individual chemicals, names, and terms. The text reflects the latest in current dietary supplement and/or complementary/alternative medicine usage.