Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications, and Potential Health Claims

1st Edition

Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Megh R. Goyal, Masood Sadiq Butt

Apple Academic Press
November 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 332 Pages - 7 Color & 5 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771887953 - CAT# K417893
Series: Innovations in Plant Science for Better Health

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Summary

Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications and Potential Health Claims explores the importance of medicinal plants and their potential benefits for human health. This book looks at bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, the health benefits of bioactive compounds, the applications of plant-based products in the food and pharmaceutical industries.

The first section discusses available sources of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, biochemistry, structural composition, potential biological activities, and how bioactive molecules are isolated from medicinal plants. The authors examine the applications of bioactive molecules from a health perspective, looking at the pharmacological aspects of medicinal plants, the phytochemical and biological activities of different natural products, and ethnobotany/and medicinal properties, and also present a novel dietary approach for disease management. The book goes on to examine the plant-based products are used and can be used in various sectors of the food and pharmaceutical industries.

 

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