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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

  • Recent Advances in Plant-Based, Traditional, and Natural Medicinesby Subramayam Vemulpad; Joanne Jamie

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 139.95

    The purpose of this book is to discuss several medicinal plants to find wider application in the domain of medicinal, clinical, and pharmaceutical treatment. Recent Advances in Plant-Based, Traditional, and Natural Medicines serves as a useful source of ideas and an inspiration for further cell and molecular biology research toward developing drugs... more...

  • Handbook of African Medicinal Plants, Second Editionby Maurice M. Iwu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.95

    With over 50,000 distinct species in sub-Saharan Africa alone, the African continent is endowed with an enormous wealth of plant resources. While more than 25 percent of known species have been used for several centuries in traditional African medicine for the prevention and treatment of diseases, Africa remains a minor player in the global natural... 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...

  • Bioactive Compounds from Marine Foodsby Herná; Blanca ndez-Ledesma; Miguel Herrero

    Wiley 2013; US$ 199.95

    Part of the IFT Press series, this book reviews the myriad published information on bioactive components derived from marine foods, enabling researchers and product developers to select appropriate functional ingredients for new products.  Chapters cover foods and food ingredients from both animal and plant marine sources, focusing on those... more...

  • Freshwater Phytopharmaceutical Compoundsby Santhanam Ramesh

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 149.95

    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 for... more...

  • User's Guide to Echinacea and Other Cold & Flu Fightersby Laurel Vukovic MSW

    Basic Health Publications 2013; US$ 2.99

    Describes the most important natural ways to fight off colds and flus, including the use of such venerable herbs as echinacea, goldenseal, and elderberry. more...

  • Aloeby Raffaele Capasso; Massimiliano Laudato; Giuliano Grandolini; Francesco Capasso

    Springer 2013; US$ 19.99

    In questi ultimi anni la popolarità dell’aloe ha conosciuto un notevole incremento: a parte l’uso tradizionale di questa pianta e dei suoi preparati come lassativo, è interessante chiedersi se questa droga vegetale possegga altre proprietà farmacologiche, la cui fama ha portato addiritura a definirla una miracle plant o wonder... 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...

  • Götterpflanze Bilsenkrautby Wolf Dieter Storl

    Nachtschatten Verlag 2013; US$ 10.99

    Bilsen, Bilz, Pilsenkraut, Pilsnerkraut, Tolle Bülsen, Saukraut, Zankkraut, Teufelskraut, Todtenkräutl, Wolffskraut....an die 200 mundartlichen Benennungen gibt es im Volksmund von dem bei uns vorkommenden Bilsenkraut (Hyoscyamus niger). Für unsere heidnischen Vorfahren, für die weisen Frauen und Schamanen, war das Bilsenkraut ein Schlüssel zum Tor... more...

  • Antitumor Potential and other Emerging Medicinal Properties of Natural Compoundsby Evandro Fei Fang; Tzi Bun Ng

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    The modern unhealthy diet and lifestyle in conjunction with pathogens, environmental carcinogens and multiple other risk factors increase humans’ susceptibility to different diseases exemplified by elevated levels of cancers, cardiovascular and communicable diseases. Screening of potential drugs from medicinal plants and animals provides a promising... more...