Bioactive Compounds from Plant Origin: Extraction, Applications, and Potential Health Benefits

1st Edition

Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Colin Barrow

Apple Academic Press
Published October 16, 2019
Reference - 308 Pages - 10 Color & 30 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771887861 - CAT# K410124
Series: Innovations in Plant Science for Better Health

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Summary

This new volume explores the importance of phytochemicals from plants in therapeutics, focusing on the extraction of bioactive compounds and their applications in human health. Natural products and their bioactive compounds are increasingly utilized in preventive and therapeutic medication as well as for the production of pharmaceutical supplements and, more recently, as food additives to increase the functionality of foods.
The first section of the volume describes recent advances in the extraction of bioactive compounds from various sources. It looks at advanced extraction techniques such as enzyme-assisted, microwave-assisted, ultrasound-assisted, pressurized liquid extraction, and supercritical extraction techniques. Part 2, on bioactive compounds and health claims, covers the roles of different bioactive compounds and their health-promoting potential for lifestyle diseases. This section explains the botany, physical characteristics, uniqueness, uses, distribution, importance, phytochemistry, bioactivities, and future trends of different functional foods.

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