Chinese and Related North American Herbs

Chinese and Related North American Herbs : Phytopharmaceutical a Therapeutic Values

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Covering 1800 species of Chinese herbs and 700 related North American species, Chinese and Related North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values provides clearly formatted tables that give you quick and easy access to information gathered from a wide variety of sources, both eastern and western, including those not generally available through usual searches. Written by the author of Medicinal Plants this book: Presents the major constituents and therapeutic values of Chinese medicinal herbs Contains data on toxicity, major chemical components and their therapeutic values Provides Latin, Chinese, and English names for more than 1800 species Includes three appendices that provide handy cross-references: Chinese and scientific names; major chemical components of Chinese herbs, and major chemical components of related North American herbs Highlights the relationship between Chinese and North American medicinal herbs and possible replacements for Chinese with North American herbs Compares active ingredients and claimed therapeutic values The wealth of information, attention to detail, and extensive research and references presented by Chinese and Related North America Herb: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values makes it the resource to have on your shelf.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 616 pages
  • 158.5 x 244.9 x 37.8mm | 1,025.13g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • CRC Press Inc
  • Bosa Roca, United States
  • English
  • 1587161281
  • 9781587161285

Review quote

"The author is a veteran authority The book remains a comprehensive reference guide and provides a substantial database for interested scientists and health professionals dealing with both Chinese and North American herbal medicine." - Kuo-Hsiung Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in Journal of Natural Productsshow more

Table of contents

CHINESE MEDICINAL HERBS: PHYTOPHARMACOLOY AND THERAPEUTIC VALUES Major Constituents and Therapeutic Values of Chinese Medicinal Herbs PHYLETIC RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN CHINESE AND WESTERN MEDICINAL HERBS Chinese and North American Medicinal Herbs Belonging to the Same Species: Major Constituents and Therapeutic Values Chinese and North American Medicinal Herbs Belonging to the Same Genus and Different Species: Major Constituents and Therapeutic Values References Appendix 1: Chinese and Scientific Names of Chinese Medicinal Herbs Appendix 2: Major Chemical Components and Their Sources in Chinese Medicinal Herbs Appendix 3: Major Chemical Components and Their Sources in Related North American Medicinal Herbs Indexshow more