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- Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 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... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 19.99
In questi ultimi anni la popolarità dellaloe ha conosciuto un notevole incremento: a parte luso 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...
- 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...