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  • 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...

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

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 157.95

    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...

  • Puerariaby Wing Ming Keung

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95

    Traditionally, pueraria has been utilized by traditional Chinese medicine practitioners to treat hangovers, allergies, indigestion, diabetes and angina, as well as neck and shoulder pain, thirst, and fever. A more recent study showed that both daidzin and daidzein may be useful in reducing the urge for alcohol and treating alcoholism. This comprehensive... more...

  • Connecting Indian Wisdom and Western Scienceby Luisella Verotta; Maria Pia Macchi; Padma Venkatasubramanian

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    A truly integrated collection of research, Connecting Indian Wisdom and Western Science: Plant Usage for Nutrition and Health compares Ayurvedic and Western conceptions of wellness, healthy lifestyle, and diet. Examining the phyto-pharmacological, phytochemical, clinical, ethnobotanical, sociocultural, and biomedical approaches to plant- and herb-based... more...

  • Chinese & Related North American Herbsby Thomas S. C. Li

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 243.00

    Hailed as a seminal work and considered the most complete compendium of Chinese herbs available, the first edition of Chinese and Related North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values brought new and hard to find information into a single, well-referenced resource. With the addition of 130 herbs and 100 new references, the second... 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...

  • Oreganoby Spiridon E. Kintzios

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95

    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

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 209.95

    Biological Screening Methods in the Search for Pharmacologically Active Natural Products; A.J. Vlietinck and S. Apers Applications of Liquid Chromatography/UV/MS and Liquid Chromatography/NMR for the On-line Identification of Plant Metabolites; K. Hostettmann and J.L. Wolfender Applications of Modern NMR Techniques in the Structural Elucidation... more...

  • Lavenderby Maria Lis-Balchin

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95

    Lavandula species are mainly grown for their essential oils, which are used in perfumery, cosmetics, food processing and aromatherapy products, and for their use as ornamental plants and ingredients in numerous cottage industry products. Certain types of lavender oil have also been shown to have antimicrobial and antifungal properties. The dried flowers... more...

  • CRC Handbook of Medicinal Spicesby James A. Duke

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 188.95

    "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...