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  • 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...

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

    Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 219.00

    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$ 199.00

    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$ 319.00

    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...

  • Bioactive Compounds from Plantsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 185.00

    Useful throughout history for their medical as well as other benefits, plant-derived compounds have gained particular importance recently, due to environmental factors. The isolation and characterization of plant products, the identification of their role in the plant, and ways of synthesizing identical compounds or more potent analogues are covered.... more...

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

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 243.00

    Hailed as a seminal work and considered the most complete compendium of Chinese herbs available, the first edition of Chinese and Related North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values brought new and hard to find information into a single, well-referenced resource. With the addition of 130 herbs and 100 new references, the second... more...

  • Plants for Medicinesby DJ Collins; CCJ Culvenor; JA Lamberton; JW Loder; JR Price

    CSIRO Publishing 1990; US$ 84.00

    Includes details of alkaloid and anti-tumour screening of nearly 2000 species, and more. more...

  • Nature Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 279.00

    Nature Helps... explores how extracts derived from bacteria, marine organisms, plants and animals may help to treat infectious diseases. A broad spectrum of promising applications are described, including the use of organisms to aid diagnostics.  more...