Medicinal Plants of South Asia Book

Medicinal Plants of South Asia


  • Author : Muhammad Asif Hanif
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-09-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081026601

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Medicinal Plants of South Asia Excerpt :

Medicinal Plants of South Asia: Novel Sources for Drug Discovery provides a comprehensive review of medicinal plants of this region, highlighting chemical components of high potential and applying the latest technology to reveal the underlying chemistry and active components of traditionally used medicinal plants. Drawing on the vast experience of its expert editors and authors, the book provides a contemporary guide source on these novel chemical structures, thus making it a useful resource for medicinal chemists, phytochemists, pharmaceutical scientists and everyone involved in the use, sales, discovery and development of drugs from natural sources. Provides comprehensive reviews of 50 medicinal plants and their key properties Examines the background and botany of each source before going on to discuss underlying phytochemistry and chemical compositions Links phytochemical properties with pharmacological activities Supports data with extensive laboratory studies of traditional medicines

Medicinal Plants of Southeast Asia Book

Medicinal Plants of Southeast Asia


  • Author : Christophe Wiart
  • Publisher : Pelanduk Publications Sdn Bhd
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 199
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050125122

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Medicinal Plants in Asia and Pacific for Parasitic Infections Book

Medicinal Plants in Asia and Pacific for Parasitic Infections


  • Author : Christophe Wiart
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 570
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128168127

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Medicinal Plants in Asia and Pacific for Parasitic Infections Excerpt :

Medicinal Plants in Asia and Pacific for Parasitic Infections: Botany, Ethnopharmacology, Molecular Basis, and Future Prospect offers an in-depth view into antiprotozoal pharmacology of natural products from medicinal plants in Asia with an emphasis on their molecular basis, cellular pathways, and cellular targets. This book provides scientific names, botanical classifications, botanical description, medicinal uses, chemical constituents and antiprotozoal activity of more than 100 Asian medicinal plants, with high quality original botanical plates, chemical structures, and pharmacological diagrams and lists hundreds of carefully selected references. It also examines the pharmacological and medicinal applications of Asian medicinal plants especially in drug development for protozoan prevention and treatment. Medicinal Plants in Asia and Pacific for Parasitic Infections is a research tool and resource for the discovery of leads for the treatment of protozoal diseases based on interrelated botanical, biochemical, ethnopharmacological, phylogenetic, pharmacological, and chemical information. A critical reference for any researcher involved in the discovery of leads for the treatment of antiprotozoal leads From Asian medicinal plants Written by an expert in the field, this truly unique text fills an important niche do to the increasing global interest in botanical drugs Provide scientific names, botanical classification, botanical description, medicinal uses, chemical constituents and pharmacological activity of more than 100 Asian plants

Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants Book

Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants


  • Author : T. K. Lim
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-02-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 943
  • ISBN 10 : 9789400756533

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Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants Excerpt :

This book continues as volume 5 of a multicompendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh, cooked or processed as vegetables, cereals, spices, stimulant, edible oils and beverages. It covers selected species from the following families: Apiaceae, Brassicaceae, Chenopodiaceae, Cunoniaceae, Lythraceae, Papaveraceae, Poaceae, Polygalaceae, Polygonaceae, Proteaceae, Ranunculaceae, Rhamnaceae, Rubiaceae, Salicaceae, Santalaceae, Xanthorrhoeaceae and Zingiberaceae. This work will be of significant interest to scientists, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, botanists, agriculturists, conservationists, lecturers, students and the general public. Topics covered include: taxonomy; common/English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agroecology; edible plant parts and uses; botany; nutritive/pharmacological properties, medicinal uses, nonedible uses; and selected references.

Ethnobotany in South Asia Book

Ethnobotany in South Asia


  • Author : J.K. Maheshwari
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2022-06-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 459
  • ISBN 10 : 9789387991200

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Ethnobotany in South Asia Excerpt :

The present volume contains an editorial review article New vistas in Ethnobotany along with 76 other articles written by eminent ethno-botanist working in various scientific research and academic institutions in South Asia. Ethnobotany of tribals/traditional uses of plants in different parts of South Asia and ethnobotanical uses of Herbarium have been dealt with in this work besides many other useful articles. This work provides a glimpse of rich ethnobotanical heritage of South Asia.

Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants Book

Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants


  • Author : T. K. Lim
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 659
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401772761

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Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants Excerpt :

Volume 10 is part of a multi compendium Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. This work is of significant interest to medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, botanists, agriculturists, conservationists and general public. 59 plant species with edible modified stems, roots and bulbs in the families Amaranthaceae, Cannaceae, Cibotiaceae, Convolvulaceae, Cyperaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Iridaceae, Lamiaceae, Marantaceae, Nelumbonaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Orchidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Piperaceae, Poaceae, Rubiaceae, Simaroubaceae, Solanaceae, Tropaeolaceae, Typhaceae and Zingiberaceae. Topics covered include: taxonomy; common/ vernacular names; origin/ distribution; agroecology; edible plant parts/uses; botany; nutritive/medicinal properties, nonedible uses and selected references.

Medicinal Plants of Asia and the Pacific Book

Medicinal Plants of Asia and the Pacific


  • Author : Christophe Wiart
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2006-06-19
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420006803

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Medicinal Plants of Asia and the Pacific Excerpt :

Drawing on the author's extensive personal experience, Medicinal Plants of Asia and the Pacific provides comprehensive coverage of the medicinal plants of the region. Describing more than 300 compounds, the book discusses every important class of natural products while highlighting cutting-edge research and recent developments. With its broa

Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants Book

Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants


  • Author : T. K. Lim
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-02-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 606
  • ISBN 10 : 9789400756281

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Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants Excerpt :

This book continues as volume 6 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh, cooked or processed into other by-products, or as vegetables, cereals, spices, stimulant, edible oils and beverages. It covers selected species from the following families: Sapindaceae, Sapotaceae, Schisandraceae, Solanaceae, Thymelaeaceae, Urticaceae, Vitaceae and Winteraceae. This work will be of significant interest to scientists, researchers, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, agriculturists, botanists, conservationists, lecturers, students and the general public. Topics covered include: taxonomy; common/English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agroecology; edible plant parts and uses; botany; nutritive and pharmacological properties, medicinal uses and research findings; nonedible uses; and selected references.

Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants Book

Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants


  • Author : T. K. Lim
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-02-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 690
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319260655

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Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants Excerpt :

This book covers such plants with edible modified storage subterranean stems (corms, rhizomes, stem tubers) and unmodified subterranean stem stolons, above ground swollen stems and hypocotyls, storage roots (tap root, lateral roots, root tubers), and bulbs, that are eaten as conventional or functional food as vegetables and spices, as herbal teas, and may provide a source of food additive or neutraceuticals. This volume covers selected plant species with edible modified stems, roots and bulbs in the families Iridaceae, Lamiaceae, Marantaceae, Nelumbonaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Orchidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Piperaceae, Poaceae, Rubiaceae and Simaroubaceae. The edible species dealt with in this work include wild and underutilized crops and also common and widely grown ornamentals. To help in identification of the plant and edible parts coloured illustrations are included. As in the preceding ten volumes, topics covered include: taxonomy (botanical name and synonyms); common English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agro-ecological requirements edible plant parts and uses; plant botany; nutritive, medicinal and pharmacological properties with up-to-date research findings; traditional medicinal uses; other non-edible uses; and selected/cited references for further reading. This volume has separate indices for scientific and common names; and separate scientific and medical glossaries.

Sharing Local and National Experience in Conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in South Asia Book

Sharing Local and National Experience in Conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in South Asia


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Aromatic plants
  • Pages : 261
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061929082

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Sharing Local and National Experience in Conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in South Asia Excerpt :

Contributed papers presented at the Regional Workshop on "Sharing Local and National Experience in Conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in South Asia", held on January 21-23, 2001, at Pokhara, Nepal.

Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants Book

Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants


  • Author : Lim T. K.
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-01-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 835
  • ISBN 10 : 9789048186600

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Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants Excerpt :

This multi-compendium is a comprehensive, illustrated and scientifically up-to-date work covering more than a thousand species of edible medicinal and non-medicinal plants. This work will be of significant interest to scientists, researchers, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, agriculturists, botanists, herbalogists, conservationists, teachers, lecturers, students and the general public. Topics covered include: taxonomy (botanical name and synonyms); common English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agro-ecological requirements; edible plant part and uses; botany; nutritive and medicinal/pharmacological properties, medicinal uses and current research findings; non-edible uses; and selected/cited references. Each volume covers about a hundred species arranged according to families and species. Each volume has separate scientific and common names indices and separate scientific and medical glossaries.

Hand Book of Indian Medicinal Plants Book

Hand Book of Indian Medicinal Plants


  • Author : M.C. Joshi
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-02-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN 10 : 9789387913295

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Hand Book of Indian Medicinal Plants Excerpt :

This Handbook contains the brief information on medicinal plants mainly used in Indian Systems of Medicine. Nearly 1000 plant species belonging to 164 families either used as main sources of the drugs or as their substitutes and adulterants are given in it. The drug plants have been given familywise following the Bentham and Hooker's system of classification. The brief information about the drug plants i.e. Names (Sanskrit & Botanical) habit of the plants, part(s) used in medicine, main properties/uses and broadly the name of area(s) where the plants naturally occur has been given in tabular form. The names of common substitutes and adulterants of important drug plants have also been provided. Indexes of botanical and Sanskrit names have also been given at the end. The book has been written in a very easy and simple manner, so that an average reader can follow it. The specific features of this small reference book are: (a) The information, including the names of substitutes and adulterants are given in tabular form, so that one can see it at a glance. (b) The book can be kept easily is hand in field and other places. (c) Important medicinal plants of the families have been indicated. (d) The book contains nearly all those plants which are prescribed in various courses of Ayurveda, pharmacy, Medico-botany etc. The book is useful to the students, teachers, researchers on medicinal plants, herbal based pharmaceutical concerned, N.G.O's and other those who are interested in medicinal plants.