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- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 28.81
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...
- 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...
- AT Verlag 2008; US$ 27.07
HauptbeschreibungPflanzliche Mittel erobern seit einigen Jahren zunehmend die Frauenarzt- und Hebammenpraxen. Antibiotische Kr√§uter wie etwa B√§rentraube, Kapuzinerkresse und Knoblauch oder hormonartig wirkende Pflanzen wie Frauenmantel, M√∂nchspfeffer und Silberkerze konnten sich einen festen Platz in der Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe erobern.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...