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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

  • La fitoterapia in uno sguardoby

    Springer Milan 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...

  • Antitumor Potential and other Emerging Medicinal Properties of Natural Compoundsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book explores different uses of medicinal compounds in human therapeutics. It offers detailed, step-by-step descriptions on how to purify medicinal proteins with different characteristics. more...

  • 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$ 84.00

    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

    Despite the growing interest in biodiversity as a source of valuable new products and biochemical information, there have been very few systematic efforts to estimate the value of preserving biological resources for this purpose. Drugs of Natural Origin gives you a detailed model of the value of wild biological resources for pharmaceutical research... 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...

  • Kompendium der medikamentösen Schmerztherapieby Eckhard Beubler

    Springer Vienna 2012; US$ 29.95

    Hat der Schmerz seine Warnfunktion erfüllt, ist er für Patienten ohne Wert und kann ihr Leben unerträglich machen. Schmerzfreiheit hingegen fördert Genesung und Lebensqualität. Der Band begleitet die Umsetzung einer adäquaten, an die individuelle Situation des Patienten angepassten Schmerztherapie. Für die 5. Auflage wurden die Inhalte komplett überarbeitet... more...

  • Phytochemicals as Bioactive Agentsby Wayne R. Bidlack; Stanley T. Omaye; Mark S. Meskin; Debra K.W. Topham

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 220.00

    Phytochemicals as Bioactive Agents focuses on the mechanisms of action of phytochemicals identified as displaying bioactivity in the prevention of cancer, heart disease and other diseases, and the prospects for developing functional foods containing these bioactive compounds. An internationally recognized group of experts presents the latest research... 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...