Medicinal And Aromatic Plants Of The Middle-east by Zohara YanivMedicinal And Aromatic Plants Of The Middle-east by Zohara Yaniv

Medicinal And Aromatic Plants Of The Middle-east

byZohara YanivEditorNativ Dudai

Paperback | September 22, 2016

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The current volume, "Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the Middle-East" brings together chapters on selected, unique medicinal plants of this region, known to man since biblical times. Written by leading researchers and scientists, this volume covers both domesticated crops and wild plants with great potential for cultivation. Some of these plants are well-known medicinally, such as opium poppy and khat, while others such as apharsemon and citron have both ritual and medicinal uses. All have specific and valuable uses in modern society. As such, it is an important contribution to the growing field of medicinal and aromatic plants. This volume is intended to bring the latest research to the attention of the broad range of botanists, ethnopharmacists, biochemists, plant and animal physiologists and others who will benefit from the information gathered therein. Plants know no political boundaries, and bringing specific folklore to general medical awareness can only be for the benefit of all.

Zohara Yaniv, is Prof. Emeritus at the Agricultural Research Organization. She Received her PhD from Columbia University in New York (1967) and worked for several years as a researcher at the Institute for Plant Research Boyce Thompson Center at Yonkers, NY, on topics related to biochemical control of parasite relations -host. Dr. Yani...
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Title:Medicinal And Aromatic Plants Of The Middle-eastFormat:PaperbackDimensions:337 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:September 22, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9402406603

ISBN - 13:9789402406603

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Medicinal Plants in Ancient Traditions; Z. Yaniv
Chapter 2: Wild Edible Plants in Israel Tradition versus Cultivation; U. Mayer-Chissick
Chapter 3: Ethnobotany among Bedouin tribes in the Middle-East; A .Abu-Rabia
Chapter 4: Endemic Aromatic Medicinal Plants in the Holy Land Vicinity; N. Dudai and Z. Yaniv
Chapter 5:Capparis spinosa -The Plant on the Wall; M. Faran
Chapter 6: Apharsemon, Myrrh and Olibanum: Ancient Medical Plants; S. Ben-Yehoshua and L.O. Hanus
Chapter 7:Sarcopoterium spinosum; Z. Henkin, T. Rosenzweig and Z. Yaniv Bachrach
Chapter 8: Traditional uses ofPistacia lentiscusin Veterinary and Human Medicine; S. Landau, H. Muklada, A. Marcovics and H. Azaizeh
Chapter 9: Farming Amphetamines: Khat (Catha edulisForsk) a Traditional Plant with Mild Stimulating Psychoactive and Medicinal Properties; S. Ben Shabat, P. Goloubinoff, N. Dudai and E. Lewinsohn
Chapter 10: Citron Cultivation, Production and Uses in the Mediterranean Region; J. D. Klein
Chapter 11: Therapeutic Use of Aleppo Pine (Pinus halepensisMill.); G. Schiller
Chapter 12: Pomegranate: Aspects Concerning Dynamics of Health Beneficial Phytochemicals and Therapeutic Properties with Respect to the Tree Cultivar and the Environment; D. Holland and I. Bar-Yaacov
Chapter 13:Juniperus phoeniceafrom Jordan; M. S. Abu-Darwish, C. Cabral and L. Salgueiro
Chapter 14: Myrtle (Myrtus communisL.) A Native Mediterranean and Cultured Crop Species; S. Zilkah and E. E. Goldschdmidt
Chapter 15:Eruca sativa: A Tasty Herb Salad with Health Promoting Properties; O. Barazani and J. Ziffer-Berger
Chapter 16: Rose Oil (Rosa damascena); K.H. Can Baser and N. Arslan
Chapter 17: Opium Poppy (papaver somniferum); K.H. Can Baser and N. Arslan