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Medicinal plants : biodiversity and drugs

Author: Mahendra Rai
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mahendra Rai
ISBN: 9781578087938 1578087937
OCLC Number: 759916491
Description: xxv, 688 pages : illustrations
Contents: New Strategies for Traditional Medicine, Geoffrey A. CordellDeveloping Better Herbal Medicines in the Post-genomic Era, Andrea Furtado Macedo and Luciana Furtado MacedoRevitalization of the Knowledge of Herbs-A Way Forward to Discovery of New Drugs, D. Hardas, Jose Luis Rios, and M. RaiEthnobotanical Uses of the Native Flora from Brazilian North-eastern Region, Ana Maria Benko-Iseppon, Diego Sotero de Barros Pinange, Suzane Cavalcanti Chang, and Wilfried MorawetzDiversity and Uses of the Genus Croton (Euphorbiaceae) in Northeastern Brazil, Marccus Alves, Maria de Fatima L. Araujo, Cassia L.S. Gusmao, Amaro de Castro Lira Neto, Reginaldo de Carvalho, and Ana Maria Benko-IsepponEthnomedical Knowledge Among the Quilombolas from the Amazon Region of Brazil with a Special Focuson Plants Used as Nervous Tonics, Danilo Ribeiro de Oliveira, Gilda Guimaraes Leitao, Newton Goncalves Castro, Mariana Neves Vieira,and Suzana Guimaraes LeitaoAdvances in the Knowledge of Medicinal Plants in Eastern Andalusia, Spain, G. Benitez, M.R. Gonzalez-Tejero, and J. Molero-MesaTropical Propolis: Recent Advances in Chemical Components and Botanical Origin, Osmany Cuesta-Rubio Anna Lisa Piccinelli, and Luca RastrelliAnti-Malarial Plants Used in Folk Medicine in Bangladesh, M. Rahmatullah, T. Rahman, and R. Jahan Usnea sulcata Motyka: An Ethnomycological Review of its Use in Traditional Medicine, Mariela A. Marinoff, and Jose L. MartinezSirukurinjan-An Ancient Remedy for a Modern Incurable Disease, Diabetes, S. Raguapthy, M.K. Choudhury, C.B.Nirmala, T. Sampath, and S.G. NewmasterHerbal Drugs Used for Domestic Animals, Lorella Severino and Letizia AmbrosioEndophytes from Medicinal Plants as Novel Sources of Bioactive Compounds, B. Zaferanloo, Peter J. Mahon, and Enzo A. PalomboAdvances in Medicinal Plants with Antitumoral Activity, Maria Pilar Gomez-Serranillos Cuadrado, Maria Teresa Ortega Hernandez-Agero, Olga Maria Palomino Ruiz-Poveda and Maria Emilia Carretero AccameMedicinal Plants: How are they Used to Treat Neurological Diseases?, Fabiola Dominguez, Angel Josabad Alonso-Castro, Ma. Eva Gonzalez-Trujano, Adrian Martinez-Cervantes, Hermelinda Salgado-Ceballos, Sergio Torres-Castillo, and Sandra Orozco-SuarezInflammatory Diseases: Mechanisms and Natural Remedies, Rabih S. Talhouk, Ralph Salloum, and Fadia R. HomaidanRecent Advances to Evaluate Anti-diabetic Medicinal Plants, M.M. FawziBotanical Origin and Biological Activity of Propolis, Ramon Enrique Robles-Zepeda, Javier Hernandez Martinez, Adriana Garibay Escobar, Dora Edith Valencia Rivera, and Carlos Arturo Velazquez ContrerasBioactivity of Plant Essential Oils, Talal A. ZariAntibacterial and Antiviral Effects of Aromatic Plant-derived Essential Oils-A Scientific and Medicinal Approach, Jurgen ReichlingStrategies of Solvent System Selection for The Isolation of Natural Products by Countercurrent Chromatography, Gilda Guimaraes Leitao, Fernanda das Neves Costa, and Fabiana de Souza Figueiredo
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