Medicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses

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Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 28, 2007 - Medical - 648 pages
An extraordinary compendium of information on herbal medicine, Medicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3 comprehensively documents the medicinal value of 16 major plant species widely used around the world in medical formulations. The book's exhaustive summary of available scientific data for the plants provides detailed information on how each plant is used in different countries, describing both traditional therapeutic applications and what is known from its use in clinical trials. A comprehensive bibliography of over 3000 references cites the literature available from a wide range of disciplines. This book offers an unprecedented collection of vital scientific information for pharmacologists, herbal medicine practitioners, drug developers, medicinal chemists, phytochemists, toxicologists, and researchers who want to explore the use of plant materials for medicinal and related purposes.
 

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Contents

Tamarindus indica
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Daucus carota 197 Common Names 197 Botanical Description 198 Origin and Distribution 198 Traditional Medicinal Uses 199 Chemical Constituent...
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Olea europaea 373 Common Names 373 Botanical Description 374 Origin and Distribution 374 Traditional Medicinal Uses 375 Chemical Constituen...
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Sesamum indicum 487 Common Names 487 Botanical Description 488 Origin and Distribution 488 Traditional Medicinal Uses 488 Chemical Constit...
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Ross, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD.

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