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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • Mushrooms for Healthby Greg Marley

    Down East Books 2009; US$ 9.99

    There is a burgeoning interest in natural medicines in the United States. Among these natural health powerhouses are mushrooms, and here mycologist Greg Marley introduces ten species found in New England-and elsewhere, too, in many cases. Marley describes where to find and how to prepare these fungi and lists their health-supporting benefits. On a... more...

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

    Springer Milan 2011; US$ 79.99

    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...

  • Nicholas Culpeperby Olav Thulesius

    Palgrave Macmillan 1992; US$ 219.00

    'Olav Thulesius sets out to resurrect the sullied reputation of one of the most prolific writers of medical works during the Interregnum. - Thulesius has given us a welcome beginning of a study of a fascinating and neglected figure who made serious contributions to mid-seventeenth-century medicine while always living on the fringes of the established... more...

  • Medicinal Herbsby Beatrice Gehrmann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Know which botanical medicines are effectiveand which to avoidin an instant Medicinal Herbs: A Compendium contains the profiles of about 200 important and commonly used medicinal herbs. This short, concise resource is translated, complete revised, and updated from the German compendium Arzneidrogenprofile (2000) and was largely edited by the late... more...

  • Understanding Medicinal Plantsby Bryan Hanson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Learn how medicinal plants work from the chemical level upward Understanding Medicinal Plants: Their Chemistry and Therapeutic Action is designed to teach the chemical concepts necessary to understand the actions of medicinal plants to people who are intimidated by chemistry. This beautifully illustrated, accessibly written guide explores the molecules... more...

  • Drugs of Natural Originby Anthony Artuso

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Despite the growing interest in biodiversity as a source of valuable new products and biochemical information, there have been very few systematic efforts to estimate the value of preserving biological resources for this purpose. Drugs of Natural Origin gives you a detailed model of the value of wild biological resources for pharmaceutical research... more...

  • Phytotherapiesby Iqbal Ramzan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    Covering fundamentals and new developments in phytotherapy, this book combines pharmaceutical sciences and chemistry with clinical issues. •    Helps readers better understand phytotherapy and learn the fundamentals of and how to analyze phytotherapeutic agents •    Discusses phytotherapy in modern medicine,... more...

  • Chamomileby Rolf Franke; Heinz Schilcher

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 159.95

    For over 2000 years, preparations of chamomile flowers have counted among the medicinal treasures of many cultural groups. This book provides an interdisciplinary inventory of the scientific level of knowledge about German chamomile as well as Roman chamomile, the two types of chamomile most produced. It includes information for pharmacists and the... more...

  • Puerariaby Wing Ming Keung

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95

    Traditionally, pueraria has been utilized by traditional Chinese medicine practitioners to treat hangovers, allergies, indigestion, diabetes and angina, as well as neck and shoulder pain, thirst, and fever. A more recent study showed that both daidzin and daidzein may be useful in reducing the urge for alcohol and treating alcoholism. This comprehensive... more...

  • Biochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compoundsby Gideon Polya

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 265.00

    When introduced to the human body, bioactive metabolites produced by plants for self defense bind to particular biochemical targets, most notably to proteins involved in signaling by hormones and neurotransmitters. This, essentially, is the basis for the effects of herbal medicine. While herbal medicine preparations may act by complex synergistic interactions,... more...