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Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances

  • Apple Cider Vinegar for Health and Beautyby Simone McGrath

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99

    Apple Cider Vinegar is an amazing substance that has many health benefits?it helps with weight loss, allergies, skin and health issues, and much more. It is recommended in many health programs and diets. It can be overwhelming to figure out all of the great uses of this magical vinegar, but this comprehensive handbook can help. With detailed information... more...

  • Connecting Indian Wisdom and Western Scienceby Luisella Verotta; Maria Pia Macchi; Padma Venkatasubramanian

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    A truly integrated collection of research, Connecting Indian Wisdom and Western Science: Plant Usage for Nutrition and Health compares Ayurvedic and Western conceptions of wellness, healthy lifestyle, and diet. Examining the phyto-pharmacological, phytochemical, clinical, ethnobotanical, sociocultural, and biomedical approaches to plant- and herb-based... more...

  • Phytotherapiesby Iqbal Ramzan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    Covering fundamentals and new developments in phytotherapy, this book combines pharmaceutical sciences and chemistry with clinical issues. ?    Helps readers better understand phytotherapy and learn the fundamentals of and how to analyze phytotherapeutic agents ?    Discusses phytotherapy in modern medicine, chemoprevention of disease, and  alternatives... more...

  • 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

    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...

  • 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

    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...