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Brazilian Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Luzia Valentina Modolo, Mary Ann Foglio
November 25, 2019

The vast and exciting Brazilian flora biodiversity is still underexplored. Several research groups are devoted to the study of the chemical structure richness found in the different Biomes. This volume presents a comprehensive account of the research collated on natural products produced from...

Herbal Treatment of Major Depression: Scientific Basis and Practical Use

1st Edition

Scott D Mendelson
October 30, 2019

This unique volume presents new understandings of the neurochemical nature of major depression, and how herbs and their constituent flavonoids and terpenes appear to address some of the mechanisms now thought to be involved. It explores how recent studies of the rapid antidepressant effects of...

Caper: The Genus Capparis

1st Edition

Ephraim Philip Lansky, Helena Maaria Paavilainen, Shifra Lansky
October 18, 2019

Caper: The Genus Capparis presents a pharmacognostic and ethnopharmacological exploration of the genus Capparis, emphasizing its medicinal potential. There is a long history of safe usage of Capparis parts both in diet and as plant drugs throughout the world, and the details of this usage are...

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

1st Edition

Christophe Wiart
October 17, 2019

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...

Phytochemicals: Aging and Health

1st Edition

Mark S. Meskin, Wayne R. Bidlack, R. Keith Randolph
September 19, 2019

The fastest growing demographic in both developed and developing societies around the world, the elderly bring unique medical and financial health-care burdens. In response to this phenomenon, a large and growing body of research is directed toward the science of healthy aging.  A substantial...

A Spotlight on the History of Ancient Egyptian Medicine

1st Edition

Ibrahim M. Eltorai
August 07, 2019

This unique volume provides the reader with an outline of ancient Egyptian civilization, history and culture. It reviews the ancient Egyptian understanding of human health and disease, medical and herbal treatments for various conditions based on primary sources found in ancient papyri. The reader...

Natural Medicines: Clinical Efficacy, Safety and Quality

1st Edition

Dilip Ghosh, Pulok K. Mukherjee
August 05, 2019

Globally, natural medicine has been considered as an important alternative to modern allopathic medicine. Although natural medicines are popular in society, only limited medicinal herbs have been scientifically evaluated for their potential in medical treatment. This book connects various aspects...

The Healing Power of Ginseng

1st Edition

Joseph P. Hou
July 15, 2019

Health and medical uses of ginseng is broad due to its adaptogenic properties, it is an effective tonic. Ginseng can be used to improve mental and physical performance, reduce stress, and increase longevity. This book covers the properties and uses of four varieties of ginseng in the world with...

Plants that Fight Cancer, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Spyridon E. Kintzios, Maria G. Barberaki
July 12, 2019

Plants that Fight Cancer, Second Edition, is a compilation that reviews cancer treatment and research-based information on the plant kingdom as the source of both known and novel chemical moieties and mixtures, many of them still under identification. This new edition follows the organization of...

Medicinal Plants: Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Therapeutic Applications

1st Edition

Mallappa Kumara Swamy, Jayanta Kumar Patra, Gudepalya Renukaiah Rudramurthy
May 17, 2019

This book details several important medicinal plants, their occurrence, plant compounds and their chemical structures, and pharmacological properties against various human diseases. It also gives information on isolation and structural elucidation of phytocompounds, bio-assays, metabolomic studies,...

Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh and West Bengal: Botany, Natural Products, & Ethnopharmacology

1st Edition

Christophe Wiart
May 01, 2019

Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh and West Bengal is a complete compendium. It provides the scientific name, classification, local name(s), historical background, local medicinal uses, botanical description, chemical constituents, pharmacological activity and toxicology of more than 100...

Botanical Miracles: Chemistry of Plants That Changed the World

1st Edition

Raymond Cooper, Jeffrey John Deakin
April 15, 2019

As the shortcomings of purely synthetic approaches to biochemical discovery and development are becoming more apparent, a renaissance of interest in the chemistry of natural products as sources for new compounds is occurring. A unique approach to natural products chemistry, Botanical Miracles:...