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Handbook of Medicinal Herbs
25 January 2013

Handbook of Medicinal Herbs

Handbook of Medicinal Herbs

CRC Press 2002 | 896 | ISBN: 0849312841 | PDF | 7.7 MB

Still considered the definitive work on medicinal herbs and their uses after two decades, the Handbook of Medicinal Herbs has undergone a long-anticipated revision. In the second edition, world-renowned ethnobotanist James A. Duke provides up-to-date data on over 800 of the world's most important medicinal plant species. The book contains more species, phytochemicals, proven indications, folk indications, and dosage data than the first edition in a new easier to use format. The in-depth content, the addition of color plates and over 200 black and white illustrations makes this book the most comprehensive resource on medicinal herbs available.NEW IN THE SECOND EDITION:"Over 100 color plates, 4 color maps"Over 200 black and white illustrations"Over 800 medicinal plants - more than twice as many as the previous edition organized alphabetically by common name"More herbs from the African, Ayurvedic, Chinese, and Jamu traditionsEASY ACCESS TO INFORMATION YOU NEEDDesigned to give you fast access to the information you need on a regular basis, this new edition is organized more systematically than any other medicinal herb publication. The entries are now arranged alphabetically by common name with the scientific name in parenthesis. Major synonyms are also provided."It has become increasingly clear that there are hundreds of biologically active compounds, often additive or synergistic, in all our plants, foods, spices, herbs, medicinal, and poisonous plants. The debate continues on how these plants work and how they should be used. Blending scientific fact with folk uses and the author's personal experience, Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, Second Edition provides the most well rounded discussions of safety, efficacy, toxicity, and rational use found in any herbal reference. ...
Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 1, Fruits
7 January 2012

Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 1, Fruits
Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 1, Fruits
English | ISBN: 9048186609 | 850 Pages | PDF | 839 Mb

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.
Bioactive Medicinal Plants
15 March 2013

Bioactive Medicinal Plants
Bioactive Medicinal Plants By Dharamvir Hota
February 16, 2007 | ISBN-10: 8189729195 | 276 pages | PDF | 12.1 Mb


Medicinal plants are plants whose extracts can be used directly or indirectly for the treatment of different ailments. In the world more than 30 per cent of the pharmaceutical preparations are based on plants. Scientists throughout the world are trying to explore the precious assets of medicinal plants to help the suffering humanity. An increasing reliance on the use of medicinal plants in the industrialised societies has been traced to the extraction and development of several drugs and chemotherapeutics from these plants. The medicinal values of these plants are due to the presence of small doses of active compounds which produces physiological actions in the human and animal body.
A Guide to Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated, Scientific and Medicinal Approach
25 August 2010

A Guide to Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated, Scientific and Medicinal Approach


A Guide to Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated, Scientific and Medicinal Approach


World Scientific Publishing Company | English | 2009-02-20 | ISBN: 9812837094 | 312 pages | PDF | 210 MB



This book presents up-to-date information on a total of 75 native and non-native medicinal plants growing in Singapore. Comprehensive and useful information from the published literature -- including plant descriptions and origins, traditional medicinal uses, phytoconstituents, pharmacological activities, adverse reactions, toxicities, and reported drug herb interactions -- is presented in an easy-to-read manner for easy and quick reference. There is no minimum level of knowledge required to read this book, and botanical and medical glossaries are also provided for readers convenience.
Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 4, Fruits
6 August 2013

Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 4, Fruits

Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 4, Fruits
English | 500 pages | ISBN-10: 9400740522 | PDF | 24.79 MB

This book continues as volume 4 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh or processed, as vegetables, spices, stimulants, edible oils and beverages.
Dates: Production, Processing, Food, and Medicinal Values (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industria...
14 August 2013

Dates: Production, Processing, Food, and Medicinal Values (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industria...
Dates: Production, Processing, Food, and Medicinal Values (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles) by A. Manickavasagan, M. Mohamed Essa and E. Sukumar
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1439849455 | ISBN-13: 9781439849453 | 442 pages | PDF | 151 MB


Of the many varieties of date palms, the species Phoenix dactylifera Linn. is cultivated extensively and traded and consumed worldwide. Dates: Production, Processing, Food, and Medicinal Values draws from a broad spectrum of contributors to present a comprehensive survey of this particular species.
The book explores a range of essential facets of what many consider to be a wonder plant—from its cultivation to its potential for medicinal purposes.

MEGA Encyclopedia E-Book Collection
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MEGA Encyclopedia E-Book Collection

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Medicinal Plants
27 May 2011

Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants by Karan Singh

Aa shkar Publ hers | 2004 | ISBN: 8179100642 | 189 pages | PDF | 7,6 MB

The Over-Exploitation Of Wild Plants Fromnatural Resources (Forests) Has Led To An Alarming Situation In Which Many Medicinal Plants Are Onthe Verge Of Extinction. Therefore,There Is Growing Demand For Scientific Knowledge To Bring More And More Wild Medicinal Plants Under The Cultivation Web. For Achieving Such Objectives The Need For Scientific Data On Basic, Application-Oriented Basic And Applied Aspect Of (Wild) Medicinal Plants For Their Domestication And Cultivation Has Been Experienced By People In All Walks Of Life.
T. K. Lim - Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 6, Fruits
9 October 2013

T. K. Lim - Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 6, Fruits
T. K. Lim - Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 6, Fruits
Published: 2013-03-01 | ISBN: 9400756275 | PDF | 500 pages | 15 MB
36 Healing Herbs: The World's Best Medicinal Plants
1 March 2013

36 Healing Herbs: The World's Best Medicinal Plants

Rebecca L. Johnson, "36 Healing Herbs: The World's Best Medicinal Plants"
ISBN: 1426209802, ASIN: B0061C1KPK | 2012 | EPUB/MOBI | 112 pages | 2 MB/1 MB

National Geographic's guide to 36 "super" herbs such as aloe, echinacea, ginkgo, and peppermint includes a wealth of essential information on the history, culture, folklore, and science of traditional and contemporary herbal medicine in all major culture areas of the world. Emphasizing current research and therapeutic uses, the volume provides an A-Z listing of 36 of the more than 80,000 known medicinal plants around the world. Information about each plant includes traditional and current medicinal uses, common and Latin names, description, habitat, cultivation and preparation, research, and caution alerts. Additional essays on the healing plants of Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Central and South America, China, Europe, India, North America, the Middle East, and Oceania provide insightful glimpses into the fascinating range and diversity of local health practices while also revealing the multifaceted roles that herbalists, healers, and herbal-medicine practitioners play in the lives of their patients.