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  • 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...

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

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 205.95

    Covering 1800 species of Chinese herbs and 700 related North American species, Chinese and Related North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values provides clearly formatted tables that give you quick and easy access to information gathered from a wide variety of sources, both eastern and western, including those not generally available... more...

  • Phytochemicals as Bioactive Agentsby Wayne R. Bidlack; Stanley T. Omaye; Mark S. Meskin; Debra K.W. Topham

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 220.00

    Phytochemicals as Bioactive Agents focuses on the mechanisms of action of phytochemicals identified as displaying bioactivity in the prevention of cancer, heart disease and other diseases, and the prospects for developing functional foods containing these bioactive compounds. An internationally recognized group of experts presents the latest research... more...

  • Lead Molecules from Natural Productsby Mahmud Tareq Hassan Khan; Arjumand Ather

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 355.00

    Lead Molecules from Natural Products: Discovery and New Trends provides the reader with a thorough overview of current discoveries and trends in Natural Products research. This book consists of 22 chapters from well known scientists all over the world, with topics ranging from Natural Product Chemistry and Phytochemistry in their most basic form,... more...

  • St. John's Wort and its Active Principles in Depression and Anxietyby Walter E. Müller

    Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 175.87

    Hypericum extract preparations are used extensively in many countries to treat mildly to moderately depressed patients. While this was based previously on traditional experience, extensive research over the last 10 years has given a broad preclinical and clinical basis to justify the use of Hypericum as an antidepressant. This book reviews the available... more...

  • Biologically Active Natural Productsby Stephen J. Cutler; Horace G. Cutler

    CRC Press 1999; US$ 231.00

    Biologically Active Natural Products: Pharmaceuticals demonstrates the connections between agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals and explores the use of plants and plant products in the formulation and development of pharmaceuticals. Experts from around the world examine a multitude of topics, including evaluation of extracts from tropical plants for potential... more...

  • Ethnomedicine and Drug Discoveryby M.M. Iwu; J. Wootton

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 285.00

    The emergence of new infectious, chronic and drug resistant diseases have prompted scientists to look towards medicinal plants as agents for treatment and prevention. This book provides an interphase between ethnomedical and ethnobotanical approaches to new drug discovery and advances in biotechnology and molecular science that has made it increasingly... more...

  • Medicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3by Ivan A. Ross

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 186.86

    An extraordinary compendium of information on herbal medicine, Medicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3 comprehensively documents the medicinal value of 16 major plant species widely used around the world in medical formulations. The book's exhaustive summary of available scientific data for the plants provides detailed information on how each plant... more...

  • Natural Compounds as Drugs, Volume IIby Frank Petersen; René Amstutz

    Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 218.75

    The use of substances derived from plants, fungi, bacteria and marine organisms has a long tradition in medicine. This book highlights the biodiversity-driven approaches which are now of eminent importance in natural products research. It addresses the question why natural products display such a complex chemical information, what makes them often... more...