Aquatic Plants: Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications

1st Edition

Namrita Lall

CRC Press
July 28, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 312 Pages - 270 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9780367518462 - CAT# 379636

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Aquatic Plants: Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications provides a concise description of popular aquatic plants found across the globe. The chapters of this beautifully illustrated, full color book focus on the aquatic species native to a specific continent. The book explains the distribution, ethnobotanical uses, genome sequencing, chemical compounds and biological activity of these plants. Written by a global team of experts, it addresses the cultivation and sustainable production of aquatic and wetland plants.


  • Describes the biological activity of a large collection of aquatic plants.
  • Color photographs highlight each plant’s ethnobotanical characteristics and structural formula show their chemical constituents.
  • Contributions come from leading scientists from countries including the United States, India, Mauritius, South Africa and Cyprus.

Aquatic Plants: Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications is a valuable resource for academics conducting research on aquatic plants, and for professionals in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries who are involved with the therapeutic applications of these plants and their sustainable usage.


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