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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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  • Medicinal Natural Productsby Paul M. Dewick

    Wiley 2011; US$ 196.00

    Medicinal Natural Products: A Biosynthetic Approach, Third Edition , provides a comprehensive and balanced introduction to natural products from a biosynthetic perspective, focussing on the metabolic sequences leading to various classes of natural products. The book builds upon fundamental chemical principles and guides the reader through a wealth... more...

  • 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$ 49.00

    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...

  • Mood Enhancing Plantsby Chrissie Wildwood

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 31.98

    Chrissie Wildwood is an international aromatherapy educator and best-selling author of fourteen books on aromatherapy, herbal medicine and other natural therapies. Here she has written a unique book to delight plant enthusiasts everywhere. Focussing on the less explored beneficial effects upon mood of common herbs and healing plants, it provides... 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...

  • 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 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...