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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • Nicholas Culpeperby Olav Thulesius

    Palgrave Macmillan 1992; US$ 208.00

    '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...

  • Kompendium der medikamentösen Schmerztherapieby R. Kunz; J. Sorge; Eckhard Beubler

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Schmerz kann Leben retten. Ohne Schmerz würden wichtige Warnsignale überhört und Krankheiten zu spät behandelt werden. Hat er jedoch seine Warnfunktion erfüllt, ist er ohne Wert und kann das Leben unerträglich machen. Für den Patienten ist der Zustand qualvoll, für seine Genesung oft kontraproduktiv. Schmerzfreiheit... more...

  • Medicinal Herbsby Beatrice Gehrmann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Medicinal Herbs: A Compendium contains the profiles of about 200 important and commonly used medicinal herbs. This concise resource is translated and updated from the German compendium Arzneidrogenprofile (2000) and was largely edited by the late Varro E. Tyler before his death in 2001. The book includes critical comments concerning application, herbal... more...

  • Understanding Medicinal Plantsby Bryan Hanson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Understanding Medicinal Plants is a unique work designed to explain the chemical workings of healing herbs to people who are intimidated by chemistry. This beautifully illustrated, reader-friendly guide explores the molecules of medicinal plants and the pharmacology behind their actions on the human body. Understanding Medicinal Plants aims for the... more...

  • Economic and Medicinal PLant Researchby H. Wagner; Hiroshi Hikino; Norman R. Farnsworth

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This series identifies areas of research in natural plant products that are of immediate or projected importance from a practical point of view. It reviews these areas in a concise and critical manner. Graduate students, researchers will find the timely reviews presented here to be invaluable. Decision makers in industry and government agencies will... more...

  • Antitumor Potential and other Emerging Medicinal Properties of Natural Compoundsby Evandro Fei Fang; Tzi Bun Ng

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    The modern unhealthy diet and lifestyle in conjunction with pathogens, environmental carcinogens and multiple other risk factors increase humans’ susceptibility to different diseases exemplified by elevated levels of cancers, cardiovascular and communicable diseases. Screening of potential drugs from medicinal plants and animals provides a promising... more...

  • Handbook of African Medicinal Plants, Second Editionby Maurice M. Iwu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.95

    With over 50,000 distinct species in sub-Saharan Africa alone, the African continent is endowed with an enormous wealth of plant resources. While more than 25 percent of known species have been used for several centuries in traditional African medicine for the prevention and treatment of diseases, Africa remains a minor player in the global natural... more...

  • Drugs of Natural Originby Anthony Artuso

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Drugs of Natural Origin gives you a detailed model of the value of wild biological resources for pharmaceutical research and development. Author Anthony Artuso presents several decision models and analytical techniques that you can use to assess the economics of biochemical prospecting efforts whether you're part of a private corporation, nonprofit... more...

  • Discovery of Novel Natural Products with Therapeutic Potentialby Vincent P. Gullo

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    Although science has discovered effective drugs for many of the diseases that afflict mankind, many human health problems remain untreatable. The search for novel therapeutic agents is always ongoing. This book will describe some of the diverse sources of natural products, such as terrestrial and marine environments; and will review how research... 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...