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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • Medicinal Herbsby Beatrice Gehrmann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Know which botanical medicines are effective—and which to avoid—in an instant Medicinal Herbs: A Compendium contains the profiles of about 200 important and commonly used medicinal herbs. This short, concise resource is translated, complete revised, and updated from the German compendium Arzneidrogenprofile (2000) and was largely edited by the... more...

  • Understanding Medicinal Plantsby Bryan Hanson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Learn how medicinal plants work from the chemical level upward Understanding Medicinal Plants: Their Chemistry and Therapeutic Action is designed to teach the chemical concepts necessary to understand the actions of medicinal plants to people who are intimidated by chemistry. This beautifully illustrated, accessibly written guide explores the molecules... more...

  • 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...

  • Lexikon der Frauenkräuterby Margret Madejsky

    AT Verlag 2008; US$ 25.57

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...