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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • Natural Compounds as Drugsby Frank Petersen; Rene Amstutz

    Springer 2008; US$ 319.00

    The use of substances derived from plants, fungi, bacteria and marine organisms has a long tradition in medicine. Together with their derivatives, and synthetic compounds deduced from natural product precursors, they represent a major part of today's pharmaceutical market. In molecular biological research, natural products also play an important... more...

  • ANTIBIOTICSby M.J. Weinstein; G.H. Wagman

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 305.00

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  • Ethnobotany and the Search for New Drugsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    A compilation of articles by prominent experts in their respective fields on compensation for and collaboration with indigenous people in regard to their knowledge and provision of rare plants which are used for some of the most potent drugs in Western medicine. more...

  • Modern Phytomedicineby Iqbal Ahmad; Farrukh Aqil; Mohammad Owais

    Wiley 2006; US$ 255.00

    This timely and original handbook paves the way to success in plant-based drug development, systematically addressing the issues facing a pharmaceutical scientist who wants to turn a plant compound into a safe and effective drug. Plant pharmacologists from around the world demonstrate the potentials and pitfalls involved, with many of the studies and... more...

  • An Introduction to Botanical Medicines: History, Science, Uses, and Dangersby Antoine Al-Achi

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 45.00

    For those who want to make educated decisions about whether, and when, to use natural products, this text explains the most current scientific evidence of the roles that plants can play in our health: how they can prevent, modify, or treat disease. Since antiquity, humans have used botanicals to treat various conditions affecting their organ systems,... more...

  • Chinese & Related North American Herbsby Thomas S. C. Li

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 231.00

    Hailed as a seminal work and considered the most complete compendium of Chinese herbs available, the first edition of Chinese and Related North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values brought new and hard to find information into a single, well-referenced resource. With the addition of 130 herbs and 100 new references, the second... more...

  • RX from the Gardenby Kathleen Barnes

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 14.95

    Your backyard becomes an all-natural pharmacy! Colds. Headaches. Upset stomach, Allergy symptoms. Depression. Circulation problems. This timely book goes beyond using herbs as medicine; it also focuses on beneficial foods for more than 100 common ailments and shows you how to grow them. In that way, RX from the Garden lets you circumvent expensive... more...

  • Herbs and Healers from the Ancient Mediterranean through the Medieval Westby Anne Van Arsdall; Timothy Graham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95

    Herbs and Healers from the Ancient Mediterranean through the Medieval West brings together eleven papers by leading scholars in ancient and medieval medicine and pharmacy, honoring John M. Riddle, a pioneer of the study of early medicine. The volume's scope demonstrates the breadth of current research in the field, examining both practical medical... more...

  • Farmacognosiaby Francesco Capasso; R. de Pasquale; G. Grandolini

    Springer 2011; US$ 79.95

    Negli ultimi anni la Farmacognosia ha conosciuto una grande evoluzione grazie a nuove tecniche e a nuovi strumenti d?indagine. In particolare si sono notevolmente ampliate le conoscenze scientifiche sulle piante medicinali. Tali nozioni chimiche, botaniche e farmacologiche sono raccolte in quest?opera rivolta non solo agli studenti, ai farmacisti,... more...

  • Molecular Pharmacognosyby Luqi Huang

    Springer 2012; US$ 199.00

    "Molecular Pharmacognosy" discusses the application of molecular biology in resource science and authentication of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). This book reviews the latest developments in pharmacognosy, introduces a series of new views and insights, presents the hotspots and focuses of the field of study on molecular pharmacognosy,... more...