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- 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 28.20
Hauptbeschreibung Arzneimittel helfen Mensch und Tier bei Schmerzen und Krankheit. Dass Medikamente im Körper aber nicht vollständig abgebaut werden, ist nicht allgemein bekannt. Sowohl durch Körperausscheidungen als auch durch unsachgemäße Entsorgung gelangen Rückstände vieler Arzneimittel über den Umweg der Kanalisation in das Trinkwasser. Dadurch... 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 2000; US$ 209.95
Interest in obtaining biologically active compounds from natural sources has recently spiked due to their low toxicity, complete biodegradability, availability from renewable sources, and in most cases, low cost. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources: Isolation, Characterization, and Biological Properties covers... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 185.00
Useful throughout history for their medical as well as other benefits, plant-derived compounds have gained particular importance recently, due to environmental factors. The isolation and characterization of plant products, the identification of their role in the plant, and ways of synthesizing identical compounds or more potent analogues are covered.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 252.00
When introduced to the human body, bioactive metabolites produced by plants for self defense bind to particular biochemical targets, most notably to proteins involved in signaling by hormones and neurotransmitters. This, essentially, is the basis for the effects of herbal medicine. While herbal medicine preparations may act by complex synergistic interactions,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 220.00
Biologically Active Natural Products: Pharmaceuticals demonstrates the connections between agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals and explores the use of plants and plant products in the formulation and development of pharmaceuticals. Experts from around the world examine a multitude of topics, including evaluation of extracts from tropical plants for potential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 179.95
"Let food be your medicine, medicine your food." -Hippocrates, 2400 B.C. When the "Father of Medicine" uttered those famous words, spices were as important for medicine, embalming, preserving food, and masking bad odors as they were for more mundane culinary matters. Author James A. Duke predicts that spices such as capsicum, cinnamon, garlic, ginger,... more...