Medicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses by Ivan A. RossMedicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses by Ivan A. Ross

Medicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal…

byIvan A. Ross

Paperback | November 5, 2010

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An extraordinary compendium of information on herbal medicine, Medicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3 comprehensively documents the medicinal value of 16 major plant species widely used around the world in medical formulations. The book's exhaustive summary of available scientific data for the plants provides detailed information on how each plant is used in different countries, describing both traditional therapeutic applications and what is known from its use in clinical trials. A comprehensive bibliography of over 3000 references cites the literature available from a wide range of disciplines. This book offers an unprecedented collection of vital scientific information for pharmacologists, herbal medicine practitioners, drug developers, medicinal chemists, phytochemists, toxicologists, and researchers who want to explore the use of plant materials for medicinal and related purposes.
Title:Medicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal…Format:PaperbackDimensions:648 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:November 5, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617373788

ISBN - 13:9781617373787

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Camellia sinensisCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesCannabis sativaCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesCocos nuciferaCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesCoffea arabicaCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesDaucus carotaCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesFerula assafoetidaCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesHordeum vulgareCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesLarrea tridentataCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesNicotiana tabacumCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesOlea europaeaCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesOryza sativaCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesPlantago ovataCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesSaccharum officinarumCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesSerenoa repensCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesSesamum indicumCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesZingiber officinaleCommon NamesBotanical DescriptionOrigin and DistributionTraditional Medicinal UsesChemical ConstituentsPharmacological Activities and Clinical TrialsReferencesGlossaryCross ReferenceIndex

Editorial Reviews

From Reviews of Earlier Volumes..."...an invaluable resource that will become a critical reference to a great diversity of specialists in the fields of public health, chemistry, phytomedicine, ethnobotany, toxicology, and botany." -Journal of Natural Products"No library can be without [it] and no specialist can do without consulting [it]."-American Scientist"...will certainly be consulted by physicians, pharmacists, and herbal healers..."-New Phytologist"...this volume belongs on the shelves of medical and botanical libraries. Large public libraries and academic libraries...may also want to consider it."-Booklist - Reference Books Bulletin"...authoritative and comprehensive..." -Journal of Medicinal Chemistry"...priceless...a great reference and information source..."-Plant Science BulletinFrom the reviews:"The third volume continues the now-familiar series characteristics of exhaustive research and comprehensive documentation. . Overall, this is more consistent with the character and organization of the work . . This addition to the series is highly recommended for academic health sciences libraries, botanical libraries, and larger hospital and public libraries. Collections in support of public health, nutrition, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, and ethnomedicine would also benefit from the inclusion of this title." (Sarah McCord, Medical Reference Services Quarterly, July, 2006)"Ivan A. Ross has authored volume 3, covering many details of 16 important plant species used around the world in medicinal preparations and/or dietary supplements. This is timely because the use of herbal medicines and nutritional supplements is on the rise. . a valuable resource and is a critical reference for researchers in phytomedicine, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, herbal medicine, toxicology, and botany. The volume belongs on the shelves of libraries of institutes of pharmacy, medicinal chemistry, and botany." (Govind J. Kapadia, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Vol. 49 (13), June, 2006)