The Constituents of Medicinal Plants
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The Constituents of Medicinal Plants : An Introduction to the Chemistry and Therapeutics of Herbal Medicines

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During 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 provides an introduction to the complex area of plant constituents and the therapeutic activities associated with them.show more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 14mm | 340.19g
  • CABI Publishing
  • Wallingford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 0851998070
  • 9780851998077
  • 67,258

Table of contents

1: Introduction to phytochemistry 2: Phenols 3: Polyphenols-tannins and flavonoids 4: Glycosides 5: Terpenes 6: Triterpenoids and saponins 7: Essential oils and resins 8: Fixed oils and alkamides 9: Polysaccharides 10: Alkaloidsshow more

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