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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Herbs and Healers from the Ancient Mediterranean through the Medieval West brings together eleven papers by leading scholars in ancient and medieval medicine and pharmacy. Fittingly, the volume honors Professor John M. Riddle, one of today's most respected medieval historians, whose career has been devoted to decoding the complexities of early medicine... more...
High Performance Liquid Chromatography Fingerprinting Technology of the Commonly-used Traditional Chinese Medicine HerbsWorld Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 95.00
This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the HPLC technology and fingerprints of commonly-used Chinese herbs. It contains HPLC fingerprints of over 40 traditional Chinese medicinal herbs and details of their sources, production and quality control. The book provides a practical review of the techniques, relevant materials, and the... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 187.95
This volume provides a contemporary overview of new strategies for traditional medicine development. It emphasizes the importance of cataloging ethnomedical information, determining the active principles, and examining the genetic diversity and range of actions of traditional medicines. It discusses the challenges of using traditional medicines for... more...
- Humana Press 2007; US$ 229.00
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 219.00
This book discusses the application of molecular biology in resource science and authentication of traditional Chinese medicine, reviews current developments in pharmacognosy, introduces new views and insights and predicts new directions of study. more...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 172.95
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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 49.95
This work is the first monograph devoted solely to Bombax ceiba , popularly known as the Red Silk Cotton Tree. Consisting of seven chapters, it covers all relevant aspects of this plant, from its historical and spiritual importance, to its botanical characterization, pharmacognostical details and ethnobiological uses, to its scientific validation... more...
- 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...