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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • Medicinal Plantsby M. K. Rai; Geoffrey A. Cordell; Jose L. Martinez; Mariela Marinoff; Luca Rastrelli

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 159.95

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...