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Fingerprinting Analysis and Quality Control Methods of Herbal Medicines

Ravindra Kumar Pandey, Shiv Shankar Shukla, Amber Vyas, Vishal Jain, Parag Jain, Shailendra Saraf
July 03, 2018

Due to the increase in the consumption of herbal medicine, there is a need to know which scientifically based methods are appropriate for assessing the quality of herbal medicines. Fingerprinting has emerged as a suitable technique for quality estimation. Chemical markers are used for evaluation of...

Analytical Techniques for Quality Control of Medicinal Plants

Satyanshu Kumar, Raghuraj Singh
June 30, 2018

This book discusses current concepts and practice on analytical approaches for characterization of medicinal plants and plant-based products. It reviews all aspects of extraction, spectroscopic analysis, isolation, chemometrics, DNA bar-coding, in-line processing, and bioassays....

Kenaf Fibers and Composites

S. M. Sapuan, M.R. Ishak, J. Sahari, Muhammed Lamin Sanyang
June 28, 2018

Kenaf fiber is gaining attention as an alternative reinforcement for composite products due to low cost, reduced environmental impact, and attractive mechanical properties. Kenaf Fibers and Composites covers the breadth of these exciting materials, from raw material preparation to application in a...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Plants

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
June 12, 2018

Marine plants such as algae (blue-green algae and seaweeds), seagrasses, mangrove plants, salt-tolerant or salt-loving plants (halophytes) and coastal sand dune plants are known to generate approximately 70% of oxygen on earth, and help regulate oxygen in the atmosphere. These plants are potential...

Medicinal Plants: Promising Future for Health and New Drugs

Parimelazhagan Thangaraj
April 05, 2018

This book highlights the importance of traditional medicines, focuses on the standardization of herbal medicine and evaluates opportunities for advancing drug research. It addresses issues in utilization of medicinal plants and shares the importance of herbs in neutraceutics. It provides most...

Natural Substances for Cancer Prevention

Jun-Ping Xu
February 22, 2018

Natural Substances for Cancer Prevention explores in detail how numerous investigations in chemical biology and molecular biology have established strong scientific evidence demonstrating how the properties of naturally occurring bioactive chemicals hamper all stages of cancers (from initiation to...

Asymmetric Synthesis of Drugs and Natural Products

Ahindra Nag
January 26, 2018

This book focuses on different techniques of asymmetric synthesis of important compounds, such as drugs and natural products. It gives insightful information on recent asymmetric synthesis by Inorganic, Organic and Enzymatic combinations. It also emphasizes chiral compounds and design of new...

Artemisia annua: Prospects, Applications and Therapeutic Uses

Tariq Aftab, M. Naeem, M. Masroor A. Khan
December 27, 2017

Artemisia annua is a well-known medicinal plant that has been utilized for a number of purposes, including malaria, for centuries. This is the first comprehensive book to cover the importance of Artemisia annua in the global health crisis and in the treatment against diseases. A component and...

Active Phytochemicals from Chinese Herbal Medicines: Anti-Cancer Activities and Mechanisms

Wing Shing Ho
November 22, 2017

Biomedical Science Chinese herbal medicine represents complementary or adjunctive therapies that often can improve the efficacy of Western medicine to achieve the pharmacological effects, especially in cancer treatment. However, the combination of herbs with therapeutic drugs can raise potential...

Anthocyanins in Health and Disease

Taylor C. Wallace, M. Monica Giusti
November 15, 2017

Anthocyanins, polyphenolic compounds abundant in certain foods, are responsible for the orange-red to blue-violet hues evident in many fruits, vegetables, cereal grains, and flowers. Interest in these pigments has intensified due to their potential health-promoting properties as dietary...

Monographs in Contact Allergy, Volume 1: Non-Fragrance Allergens in Cosmetics (Part 1 and Part 2)

Anton C. de Groot
November 10, 2017

Monographs in Contact Allergy, Volume 1: Non-Fragrance Allergens in Cosmetics (Part 1 and Part 2) is the first 2-part volume in an exciting series on contact allergy. It presents over 500 natural or synthetic chemicals and compounds which have caused allergic contact dermatitis in cosmetic...

Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis

Christophe Wiart
October 27, 2017

Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis offers an in-depth view into the metabolic syndrome pharmacology of natural products with an emphasis on their molecular basis, cellular pathways, metabolic organs, and endocrine regulations. This sensational...

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