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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...