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- Wiley 2006; US$ 263.00 US$ 227.93
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.26
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00 US$ 151.67
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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 185.00 US$ 160.33
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...
- Springer Milan 2007; US$ 34.99
L?uso dei fitoterapici č 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...
- Springer Milan 2009; US$ 29.99
Le droghe vegetali, a differenza dei farmaci di sintesi (o artificiali), contengono pių 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...
- Springer Milan 2011; US$ 79.99
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...