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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

  • Natural Productsby

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 209.00

    A fresh examination of the past successes of natural products as medicines and their new future from both conventional and new technologies. High-performance liquid chromatography profiling, combinatorial synthesis, genomics, proteomics, DNA shuffling, bioinformatics, and genetic manipulation all now make it possible to rapidly evaluate the activities... more...

  • Modern Phytomedicineby Iqbal Ahmad; Farrukh Aqil; Mohammad Owais

    Wiley 2006; US$ 255.00

    How to turn ancient knowledge into a blockbuster drug. Throughout time, humans have searched, collected, and effectively used plants for healing. Currently, business in medicinal plants is flourishing, and efforts are being made to transform traditionally used herbs into modern drugs conforming to the high pharmacological standards present-day. To... more...

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

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 49.00

    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...

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

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 220.00

    Preface o Strategies for Discovery of Bioactive Phytochemicals, Stephen O. Duke, Ph.D., Agnes M. Rimando, Franck E. Dayan, Camilo Canel, David E. Wedge, Mario R. Tellez, Kevin K. Schrader, Leslie A. Weston, Troy J. Smillie, Rex N. Paul and Mary V. Duke o QSAR and Molecular Modeling of Bioactive Phyto-Phenolics, Eric J. Lien, Ph.D. and Shijun Ren,... 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...