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    DescriptionDuring recent years herbal medicine has become an increasingly scientifically based system of healing. Due to demands from both the public and medical establishments, studies leading to the scientific explanation of plant therapeutic capabilities are allowing this practice to gain increasing credibility and acceptance within the medical community. This book draws on the recent research and provides an introduction to the complex area of plant constituents and the therapeutic activities associated with them. Plants covered are those commonly used by herbalists throughout Europe, North America and Australasia.


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    Title
    The Constituents of Medicinal Plants
    Subtitle
    An Introduction to the Chemistry and Therapeutics of Herbal Medicines
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew Pengelly
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 184
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780851998077
    ISBN 10: 0851998070
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.2
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: PST
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MX
    DC22: 615.321
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26970
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HEA011000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED004000
    DC22: 615/.321
    BISAC V2.8: MED072000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RM666.H33 P465 2004
    Thema V1.0: PST, MX
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd
    Publisher
    CABI Publishing
    Imprint name
    CABI Publishing
    Publication date
    29 April 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Wallingford
    Table of contents
    Introduction to phytochemistry; Phenols; Polyphenols - tannins and flavonoids; Glycosides; Terpenes; Triterpenoids and saponins; Essential oils and resins; Fixed oils and alkamides; Polysaccharides; Alkaloids