Handbook of Medicinal Mints ( Aromathematics): Phytochemicals and Biological Activities, Herbal Reference Library

James A. Duke, Stephen M Beckstrom-Sternberg

November 10, 2000 by CRC Press
Reference - 480 Pages
ISBN 9780849327247 - CAT# 2724
Series: Herbal Reference Library

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Features

  • Lists aromatic plants alphabetically by scientific name for quick reference
  • Presents relative quantities of each biologically active compound and states how the compound is used
  • Includes information on the aromatic medicinals and perfumery compounds in the mint family
  • Provides more than 500 references on 10,839 chemicals
  • Summary

    This handbook provides the most complete collection of chemical data available on aromatic mints (Lamiaceae). The authors thoroughly introduce the field of aromathematics. Handbook of Medicinal Mints (Aromatics): Phytochemicals and Biological Activities contains a wealth of quantitative data, including more than 500 references on 10,839 chemicals from 251 assays of 205 unique taxa, combined with 3,324 biological activities and 256 recommended daily allowances and lethal doses. An exhaustive guide, the handbook is the ultimate resource for assessing the potential medicinal value of a particular species.