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A Field Guide To Western Medicinal Plants And Herbs

Author : Steven Foster
ISBN : 0395838061
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 48.1 MB
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Features more than five hundred plants and herbs of North America providing information on their location and medicinal uses.
Category: Health & Fitness

Medicinal Plants

Author : Pravin Chandra Trivedi
ISBN : 9788188237623
Genre : Ethnobotany
File Size : 81.46 MB
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Man has used plants as a source of medicine since ancient times. Initially, these formed the bulk of folk or ethnomedicine, practiced in India and some other parts of the world. Later, a considerable part of this indigenous knowledge was documented and passed into the organised system of medicine. This book contains articles covering information on medicinal plants used for curing various ailments, with special reference to India, those on herbal formulation and their standardization; herbal remedies for antibacterial therapy; commercial use of medicinal plants and ethno-medico-botany of some sacred plants. The book also provides an account of traditional medicinal plants and their prospective applications in the present scenario. It would serve as a useful reference for botanists, phytochemists and those related to the pharmaceutical industry.
Category: Ethnobotany

The Medicinal Plant Industry

Author : R. O. B. Wijesekera
ISBN : 0849366690
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 78.55 MB
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As the medicinal plant industry blooms into a billion dollar business, it reaches beyond collection, propagation, harvesting and sale of crude vegetal drugs into product formulation, packaging and dispensing of sophisticated phyto-pharmaceuticals and herbal preparations. The scientific study of these medicines and the systematic uplifting of the industry to preserve the ancient and serve the modern, is now a global challenge. The Medicinal Plant Industry puts together the various facets of this multi-disciplinary industry and its global interest. It discusses the dire need for developing countries to acquire technologies and techniques for programmed cultivation of medicinal plants. It addresses a wide variety of topics including the old philosophies, modern impact of traditional medicines, and methods of assessing the spontaneous flora for industrial utilization. It covers aspects of cultivation and climatic variations, biological assessment and formulation, process technologies, phytochemical research and information sources. The book reviews highly developed traditional medicine in China and India, and covers experiences in Africa and other continents.
Category: Health & Fitness

Crc Handbook Of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants

Author : L. D. Kapoor
ISBN : 0849305594
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 56.7 MB
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This handbook is filled with over 50 illustrations and descriptions of approximately 250 plants which are used for herbal medicine. It includes the most current information available today on medicinal plants ranging from Abies spectabilis to Zizyphus vulgaris. The purpose of this handbook is to make available a reference for easy, accurate identification of these herbs. Derived from India, "Ayurveda" is the foundation stone of their ancient medical science. Approximately 80 percent of the population of India and other countries in the East continue to utilize this system of medicinal treatment. It is believed that the key to successful medication is the use of the correct herb. This is an indispensable resource for all physicians, pharmacists, drug collectors, and those interested in the healing art.
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Medicinal Plants

Author : Abdul Ghani
ISBN : 3844392629
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The Book, Medicinal Plants: Chemical Constituents and Uses of the Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh, authored by Professor Dr. Abdul Ghani, includes articles on history, cultivation, economic importance, uses, contributions to modern medicine, social & economic aspects of cultivation of medicinal plants & development of modern drugs from them. It gives information on the habit, distribution, chemical constituents & medicinal uses of 455 naturally grown and cultivated medicinal plants of Bangladesh. Other items include chapters on methods of collection, processing and phytochemical screening of medicinal plants, a list of medicinal plants arranged according to diseases & a Glossary of some medical terms. It offers an unprecedented collection of vital scientific information for herbal medicine practitioners, pharmacologists, drug developers, medical chemists, phytochemists, toxicologists and pharmaceutical researchers involved in developing medical, pharmaceutical & cosmetic products from plants. The Book will serve as a Guidebook for the researchers, teachers and students of botany, pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry and those of modern and traditional medicine.

Understanding Medicinal Plants

Author : Bryan Hanson
ISBN : 0789015528
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 41.36 MB
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Understanding Medicinal Plants is a unique work designed to explain the chemical composition of healing herbs to people who are intimidated by chemistry.
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A Guide To Medicinal Plants

Author : Hwee Ling Koh
ISBN : 9789812837103
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 63.98 MB
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This book presents up-to-date information on a total of 75 native and non-native medicinal plants growing in Singapore. Comprehensive and useful information from the published literature OCo including plant descriptions and origins, traditional medicinal uses, phytoconstituents, pharmacological activities, adverse reactions, toxicities, and reported drugOCoherb interactions OCo is presented in an easy-to-read manner for easy and quick reference. There is no minimum level of knowledge required to read this book, and botanical and medical glossaries are also provided for readers'' convenience. The book will be of great practical benefit to a wide-ranging audience. Educators and students in complementary medicine and health, pharmacognosy, medicinal chemistry, natural products, pharmacology, toxicology, pharmacovigilance, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, botany, biology, chemistry and life sciences will find the information useful. The book will also appeal to clinicians, pharmacists, nurses and researchers, as it contains a comprehensive reference list at the end for further reading."
Category: Health & Fitness

Indian Herbal Remedies

Author : C.P. Khare
ISBN : 3540010262
Genre : Medical
File Size : 36.97 MB
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This volume brings together information from myriad sources, including German Commission E monographs and the WHO, to form a highly structured and clear encyclopedia. Entries for each medicinal plant describe classical uses and properties, together with their pharmacology and therapeutic principles. The result highlights the potential of Indian herbs for Western medicine by placing findings on a scientific platform.
Category: Medical