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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...

  • Chamomileby Moumita Das

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    In use as a medicinal plant since time immemorial in Europe and the Middle East, chamomile is gaining popularity in the Americas, Australia, and Asia. The spectrum of disease conditions in which it is used in traditional medicine systems is, quite simply, mind boggling. There is, without a doubt, a growing demand for this plant and therefore a growing... 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...

  • 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

    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

    CRC Press 2014; 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...

  • 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

    About the editors Dr Blanca Hernández-Ledesma Institute of Food Science Research (CIAL, CSIC-UAM), Madrid, Spain Dr Miguel Herrero Institute of Food Science Research (CIAL, CSIC-UAM), Madrid, Spain more...