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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • Mood Enhancing Plantsby Chrissie Wildwood

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 29.51

    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... more...

  • Lexikon der Frauenkršuterby Margret Madejsky

    AT Verlag 2008; US$ 27.43

    HauptbeschreibungPflanzliche Mittel erobern seit einigen Jahren zunehmend die Frauenarzt- und Hebammenpraxen. Antibiotische Kräuter wie etwa Bärentraube, Kapuzinerkresse und Knoblauch oder hormonartig wirkende Pflanzen wie Frauenmantel, Mönchspfeffer und Silberkerze konnten sich einen festen Platz in der Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe erobern.... more...

  • Medicinal Natural Productsby Paul M. Dewick

    Wiley 2011; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Novel Compounds from Natural Products in the New Millenniumby Benny K-H Tan; Boon-Huat Bay; Yi-Zhun Zhu

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 167.00

    There is continuing interest in natural products as sources of potentially new and exciting chemical compounds. This book brings together the knowledge, perspectives and research findings of a varied group of scientists on a wide range of topics, from microarrays, genetics and bioinformatics to yeast-based technologies and enzyme studies. more...

  • Puerariaby Wing Ming Keung

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 252.00

    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...

  • Shengmai Sanby Robert Kam-Ming Ko

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 139.95

    Traditional Chinese medicine commonly prescribes herbal formulas for the prevention and treatment of diseases. Shengmai San, a famous Chinese medicinal formula that has been used for more than eight hundred years in China, is comprised of Radix Ginseng, Fructus Schisandre and Radix Ophiopogonis. Traditionally, Shengmai San is used for the treatment... more...

  • Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sourcesby Corrado Tringali

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 149.95

    Presents an overview of the interdisciplinary work currently underway in the study of bioactive natural compounds. Covers methodology, biological properties, and pharmacological activities (e.g. anti-tumour drugs, and anti-HIV activity). more...

  • Natural Remediesby Finn Sandberg; Desmond Corrigan

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 164.95

    The past two decades have witnessed a phenomenal explosion of interest in the potential uses of plant medicines in healthcare and this has evoked the rebirth of pharmacognosy. This volume is unique in that it is the first, in English, to employ the Anatomical, Therapeutic and Chemical (ATC) classification system, developed by the World Health Organization,... more...

  • Lavenderby Maria Lis-Balchin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Lavandula species are mainly grown for their essential oils, which are used in perfumery, cosmetics, food processing and aromatherapy products, and for their use as ornamental plants and ingredients in numerous cottage industry products. Certain types of lavender oil have also been shown to have antimicrobial and antifungal properties. The dried flowers... more...