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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • Economic and Medicinal Plant Researchby H. Wagner; Hiroshi Hikino; Norman R. Farnsworth

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This series identifies areas of research in natural plant products that are of immediate or projected importance from a practical point of view. It reviews these areas in a concise and critical manner. Graduate students, researchers will find the timely reviews presented here to be invaluable. Decision makers in industry and government agencies will... more...

  • Antitumor Potential and other Emerging Medicinal Properties of Natural Compoundsby Evandro Fei Fang; Tzi Bun Ng

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 239.00

    This book explores different uses of medicinal compounds in human therapeutics. It offers detailed, step-by-step descriptions on how to purify medicinal proteins with different characteristics. more...

  • Freshwater Phytopharmaceutical Compoundsby Santhanam Ramesh; Rajabalaya Rajan; Ramasamy Santhanam

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 182.95

    Herbal medicines have been used as prophylactic measures and curative treatments throughout human history, and crude herbal extracts are commonly used in pharmaceutical research. Producing a variety of structurally novel bioactive compounds or secondary metabolites, freshwater plants provide a diverse and unique source of bioactive lead compounds... more...

  • Handbook of African Medicinal Plants, Second Editionby Maurice M. Iwu

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    With over 50,000 distinct species in sub-Saharan Africa alone, the African continent is endowed with an enormous wealth of plant resources. While more than 25 percent of known species have been used for several centuries in traditional African medicine for the prevention and treatment of diseases, Africa remains a minor player in the global natural... more...

  • Chamomileby Moumita Das

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    In use as a medicinal plant since time immemorial in Europe and the Middle East, chamomile is gaining popularity in the Americas, Australia, and Asia. The spectrum of disease conditions in which it is used in traditional medicine systems is, quite simply, mind boggling. There is, without a doubt, a growing demand for this plant and therefore a growing... more...

  • Discovery of Novel Natural Products with Therapeutic Potentialby Vincent P. Gullo

    Elsevier Science 2013; 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...

  • Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plantsby Victor Kuete

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants provides a detailed overview of toxicological studies relating to traditionally used medicinal plants in Africa, with special emphasis on the methodologies and tools used for data collection and interpretation. The book considers the physical parameters of these plants and their effect upon various... more...

  • Health and Healing from the Medieval Gardenby Peter Dendle; Alain Touwaide

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2008; US$ 36.46

    The important and ever-shifting role of medicinal plants in medieval science, art, culture, and thought, both in the Latin Western medical tradition and in Byzantine and medieval Arabic medicine, is the focus of this new collection. Following a general introduction and a background chapter on Late Antique and medieval theories of wellness and therapy,... more...

  • Plant-derived Pharmaceuticalsby K. L. Hefferon

    CABI 2014; US$ 145.00

    Describing recent developments in the engineering and generation of plants as production platforms for biopharmaceuticals, this book includes both vaccines and monoclonal antibodies. It has a particular emphasis on targeting diseases which predominate in less developed countries, encompassing the current state of technologies and describing expression... more...

  • Thymeby Elisabeth Stahl-Biskup; Francisco Saez

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95

    The genus Thymus consists of about 350 species of perennial, aromatic herbs and subshrubs native to Europe and North Africa. Various types of thyme are used all over the globe as condiments, ornamentals and sources of essential oil. Thyme oil (distilled from its leaves) is among the world's top ten essential oils, displaying antibacterial, antimycotic,... more...