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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

  • Modern Phytomedicineby Iqbal Ahmad; Farrukh Aqil; Mohammad Owais

    Wiley 2006; US$ 255.00

    This timely and original handbook paves the way to success in plant-based drug development, systematically addressing the issues facing a pharmaceutical scientist who wants to turn a plant compound into a safe and effective drug. Plant pharmacologists from around the world demonstrate the potentials and pitfalls involved, with many of the studies and... more...

  • An Introduction to Botanical Medicines: History, Science, Uses, and Dangersby Antoine Al-Achi

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 45.00

    For those who want to make educated decisions about whether, and when, to use natural products, this text explains the most current scientific evidence of the roles that plants can play in our health: how they can prevent, modify, or treat disease. Since antiquity, humans have used botanicals to treat various conditions affecting their organ systems,... more...

  • Drugs of Natural Originby Anthony Artuso

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Drugs of Natural Origin gives you a detailed model of the value of wild biological resources for pharmaceutical research and development. Author Anthony Artuso presents several decision models and analytical techniques that you can use to assess the economics of biochemical prospecting efforts whether you're part of a private corporation, nonprofit... more...

  • RX from the Gardenby Kathleen Barnes

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 14.95

    Your backyard becomes an all-natural pharmacy! Colds. Headaches. Upset stomach, Allergy symptoms. Depression. Circulation problems. This timely book goes beyond using herbs as medicine; it also focuses on beneficial foods for more than 100 common ailments and shows you how to grow them. In that way, RX from the Garden lets you circumvent expensive... more...

  • Stechapfel und Engelstrompeteby Markus Berger

    Nachtschatten Verlag 2013; US$ 11.99

    Wer kennt sie nicht, diese wunderschönen trompetenförmigen Blüten in den Vorgärten gepflegter Reihenhaussiedlungen, oder die Topfpflanzen mit den bizarren grossgezackten Blättern und den wunderschönen trichterförmigen Blüten? Wenn man diese Zierpflanzen im Park oder auf der Fensterbank sieht, so scheint es kaum möglich, dass man hier ein zentrales... more...

  • Fitofarmacovigilanzaby F. Borrelli; F. Capasso; S. Castaldo

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    Luso dei fitoterapici oggi diffuso in ampi strati della popolazione per risolvere problemi sia acuti che cronici, sia banali che molto seri, e per scopi salutistici. Sappiamo che i fitoterapici si possono ottenere senza una prescrizione medica, e che si trovano, oltre che in farmacia, anche in erboristeria e nei supermercati come integratori alimentari.... more...

  • Ethnobotany and the Search for New Drugsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    A compilation of articles by prominent experts in their respective fields on compensation for and collaboration with indigenous people in regard to their knowledge and provision of rare plants which are used for some of the most potent drugs in Western medicine. 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...

  • La fitoterapia in uno sguardo (Italian Edition)by Francesco Capasso; Giuliano Grandolini; Renato Pescitelli

    Springer 2009; US$ 29.95

    Le droghe vegetali, a differenza dei farmaci di sintesi (o artificiali), contengono più sostanze farmacologicamente attive: tra queste si stabiliscono dei sinergismi e degli antagonismi che caratterizzano l?azione terapeutica del preparato vegetale (fitoterapico). Tuttavia, per molte droghe vegetali queste interazioni non sono state ancora del tutto... more...

  • Farmacognosiaby Francesco Capasso; R. de Pasquale; G. Grandolini

    Springer 2011; US$ 79.95

    Negli ultimi anni la Farmacognosia ha conosciuto una grande evoluzione grazie a nuove tecniche e a nuovi strumenti d?indagine. In particolare si sono notevolmente ampliate le conoscenze scientifiche sulle piante medicinali. Tali nozioni chimiche, botaniche e farmacologiche sono raccolte in quest?opera rivolta non solo agli studenti, ai farmacisti,... more...