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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ethnomedicine and Drug Discoveryby M.M. Iwu; J. Wootton

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 285.00

    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...

  • Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plantsby Victor Kuete

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    This book presents a compilation of data on a toxicological survey of medicinal African plants and a critical review of both the methods used and investigated parameters in that survey. more...

  • Magnoliaby Satyajit D. Sarker; Yuji Maruyama

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    The genus Magnolia consists of several medicinally important species most of which come from Far East Asia. Many species of this genus have traditionally been used in China and Japan to treat various illnesses from simple headaches to complicated cancer, and because of their versatility have more recently been incorporated into commercially successful... more...

  • Oreganoby Spiridon E. Kintzios

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Oregano: The Genera Origanum and Lippia is an updated analysis of the technical knowledge and market information on the world's most commercially valuable spice. The book treats various aspects of practical significance for the crop's industrialization, such as optimizing germplasm selection and utilization, novel cultivation methods and product processing,... more...

  • Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sourcesby Corrado Tringali

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 209.95

    Interest in obtaining biologically active compounds from natural sources has recently spiked due to their low toxicity, complete biodegradability, availability from renewable sources, and in most cases, low cost. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources: Isolation, Characterization, and Biological Properties covers... more...

  • Thymeby Elisabeth Stahl-Biskup; Francisco Saez

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    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...

  • User's Guide to Echinacea and Other Cold & Flu Fightersby Laurel Vukovic MSW

    Basic Health Publications 2013; US$ 2.99

    Describes the most important natural ways to fight off colds and flus, including the use of such venerable herbs as echinacea, goldenseal, and elderberry. more...