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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • 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...

  • Sho-Saiko-Toby Yukio Ogihara; Masaki Aburada

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 135.95

    Kampo medicine is a traditional medicine that originated from China over two thousand years ago. It was adopted by the Japanese and remained there for many years until modern times. Kampo medicine is now becoming increasingly recognized as an important therapeutic method alongside Western practice. In Japan itself, every principal hospital uses Kampo... more...

  • Chamomileby Rolf Franke; Heinz Schilcher

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 154.95

    For over 2000 years, preparations of chamomile flowers have counted among the medicinal treasures of many cultural groups. This book provides an interdisciplinary inventory of the scientific level of knowledge about German chamomile as well as Roman chamomile, the two types of chamomile most produced. It includes information for pharmacists and the... more...

  • CRC Handbook of Medicinal Spicesby James A. Duke

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 179.95

    "Let food be your medicine, medicine your food." -Hippocrates, 2400 B.C. When the "Father of Medicine" uttered those famous words, spices were as important for medicine, embalming, preserving food, and masking bad odors as they were for more mundane culinary matters. Author James A. Duke predicts that spices such as capsicum, cinnamon, garlic, ginger,... more...

  • Phytochemicals as Bioactive Agentsby Wayne R. Bidlack

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 159.95

    Describes strategies used to identify bioactive phytochemicals that are associated with disease prevention, and demonstrates the use of QSAR analysis and molecular modeling of bioactive phenolic compounds from plants. Presents information on plants in the family of Cruciferae and genus Allium , details research on the use of fermentable fibers to m more...

  • Biologically Active Natural Productsby Stephen J. Cutler; Horace G. Cutler

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 220.00

    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$ 270.00

    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 3by Ivan A. Ross

    Springer 2007; US$ 199.00

    A compendium of information on herbal medicine, this volume documents the medicinal value of 16 major plant species widely used around the world in medical formulations. It offers information on how each plant is used in different countries, describing both traditional therapeutic applications and what is known from its use in clinical trials. 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...

  • 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...