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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Geranium and Pelargoniumby Maria Lis-Balchin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    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...