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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • 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

    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, chemoprevention of disease, and  alternatives... 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

    Pueraria: Botanical Characteristics . Ethnobotany of Pueraria Species. Pueraria (Ge) in Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine. Pueraria tuberosa DC: Contraceptive Efficacy and Toxicological Profile. Chemical Constituents of Pueraria Plants: Identification and Methods of Analysis. Chemical Components and Pharmacology of the Rejuvenating Plant Pueraria... 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...

  • Sho-Saiko-Toby Yukio Ogihara; Masaki Aburada

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 139.95

    Kampo medicine is a traditional medicine that originated from China over two thousand years ago. It was adopted by the Japanese and remained there for many years until modern times. Kampo medicine is now becoming increasingly recognized as an important therapeutic method alongside Western practice. In Japan itself, every principal hospital uses Kampo... more...

  • Natural Remediesby Finn Sandberg; Desmond Corrigan

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 172.95

    1. Introduction 2. Botanical Pharmacognosy 3. The Quality Control of Herbal Medicinal Products 4. Plants as Phytochemical Laboratories 5. Plants in Complimentary Medicine 6. Therapeutic Pharmacognosy (Phytotherapy) 7. Chemoprevention uing Phytochemicals 8. Toxicological Pharmacognosy 9. Glossary more...

  • Geranium and Pelargoniumby Maria Lis-Balchin

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 231.00

    Confusion about the genera Geranium and Pelargonium existed even before Linnaeus' binomial system of classification bundled both into the former category in 1753. Despite later evaluations that separated the two, many practitioners of alternative medicine and aromatherapists, among others, remain unaware of the distinction. Laymen and plant sales personnel... more...

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

    CRC Press 2002; 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...