Natural Products and Cardiovascular Health

1st Edition

Catherina Caballero George

CRC Press
December 3, 2018 Forthcoming
Reference - 224 Pages - 36 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498789004 - CAT# K30326
Series: Clinical Pharmacognosy Series

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Summary

This unique volume provides the latest information on secondary metabolites obtained from selected organisms (plants or microorganisms) that have beneficial effects in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases and an ability to offer protection against their progress. A detailed description of their source, chemistry and mechanism of action is provided, together with results of clinical studies. Here, a clear connection is made between chemical structures, in vitro studies and their clinical significance.The topic is extensive and the audience gains an understanding of the medicinal applications of these groups of secondary metabolites that have the potential to improve cardiovascular health.