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Researcher: Evans, SJ (Dr Sue Evans)

Fields of Research

Traditional, complementary and integrative medicine
Horticultural production

Research Objectives

Public health (excl. specific population health)
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Other health
Evaluation of health and support services
Environmentally sustainable plant production

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A systematic review and quality assessment of case reports of adverse events for borage (Borago officinalis), coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) and comfrey (Symphytum officinale); Fitoterapia
Ancient history? Lessons from Hippocrates’ use of plants; AVENA Journal of the New Zealand Association of Medical Herbalists
Being herbal practitioners: The experience of five prominent Australian herbalists; Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine
Changing the knowledge base in Western herbal medicine; Social Science & Medicine
Evidence-based medicine and naturopathy; Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Exploring the practice and use of Western herbal medicine: Perspectives from the social science literature; Journal of Herbal Medicine
Global herbal medicine: a critique; Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Herbal Wisdom: memory and migration; Coolabah
Joseph Banks and the continuing influence of European colonisation on Australian herbal practice; Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine
Partners in practice: Practitioners’ perceptions of herbal medicine manufacturers revealed through dispensary decisions; Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine
Principles of herbal medicine; Clinical Naturopathic Medicine
The re-emergence of grassroots herbalism: an analysis through the blogosphere; Health Sociology Review
The safety of St John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) in pregnancy and lactation: A systematic review of rodent studies; Phytotherapy Research

Research Projects

An investigation of organic and conventionally cultivated medicinal plant products; Southern Cross University (SCU)

Research Candidate Supervision