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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

  • Health and Healing from the Medieval Gardenby Peter Dendle; Alain Touwaide

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 36.46

    The important and ever-shifting role of medicinal plants in medieval science, art, culture, and thought, both in the Latin Western medical tradition and in Byzantine and medieval Arabic medicine, is the focus of this new collection. Following a general introduction and a background chapter on Late Antique and medieval theories of wellness and therapy,... more...

  • Plants as a Source of Natural Antioxidantsby N. K. Dubey

    CABI 2014; US$ 160.00

    A comprehensive overview of both traditional and current knowledge on the health effects of plant based antioxidants, this book reviews medicinal and aromatic plants from around the world. It covers the different sources of antioxidants including essential oils, algae and marine microorganisms, as well as the role of abiotic and biotic stresses, endophytes,... more...

  • Plant-derived Pharmaceuticalsby K. L. Hefferon

    CABI 2014; US$ 145.00

    Describing recent developments in the engineering and generation of plants as production platforms for biopharmaceuticals, this book includes both vaccines and monoclonal antibodies. It has a particular emphasis on targeting diseases which predominate in less developed countries, encompassing the current state of technologies and describing expression... more...

  • Chamomileby Moumita Das

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    Introduction to Chamomile Introduction Chamomile as food Chamomile as a cosmetic ingredient Other uses of Chamomile Medicinal uses of Chamomile Chamomile: Botany Introduction Common names Occurrence Botanical Classification and Nomenclature of Chamomile Anatomical characteristics of chamomile Reproductive biology Cytology and ploidy effects Physiology... more...

  • Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plantsby Victor Kuete

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants provides a detailed overview of toxicological studies relating to traditionally used medicinal plants in Africa, with special emphasis on the methodologies and tools used for data collection and interpretation. The book considers the physical parameters of these plants and their effect upon various... more...

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

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 139.95

    Introduction Part 1: Relevance of Traditional Knowledge to Biological Testing The Relevance of Traditional Knowledge Systems for Ethnopharmacological Research: Theoretical and Methodological Contributions; Victoria Reyes-García Antioxidative and in vitro Antiproliferative Activity of Arctium lappa Root Extracts; Fabricia S. Predes,... more...

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

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 139.95

    Introduction Background Historical Perspective Current Topics Catalog of Major African Medicinal Plants (Alphabetical listing) Pharmacognostical Profile of Selected Medicinal Plants (Alphabetical listing) Healing and the African Culture Introduction Healing, a Gift of the Spirit The Restless Spirits Spirit Possession Symbols and Artifacts... more...

  • Discovery of Novel Natural Products with Therapeutic Potentialby Vincent P. Gullo

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Although science has discovered effective drugs for many of the diseases that afflict mankind, many human health problems remain untreatable. The search for novel therapeutic agents is always ongoing. This book will describe some of the diverse sources of natural products, such as terrestrial and marine environments; and will review how research... 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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 205.95

    The market for functional food products is growing rapidly, and bioactive ingredients for functional food products are consequently the focus of a great deal of new research in food science and nutrition. Covering over 70% of the Earth?s surface, oceans are a vast source of plant and animal foods that contain materials with the potential to be... more...