Evidence-Based Validation of Herbal Medicine

Evidence-Based Validation of Herbal Medicine

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Evidence-Based Validation of Herbal Medicines brings together current thinking and practice in the areas of characterization and validation of natural products. This book reviews all aspects of evaluation and development of medicines from plant sources, including their cultivation, collection, phytochemical and phyto-pharmacological evaluation, and therapeutic potential. Emphasis is placed on describing the full range of evidence-based analytical and bio-analytical techniques used to characterize natural products, including -omic technologies, phyto-chemical analysis, hyphenated techniques, and many more.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 556 pages
  • 222 x 284 x 34mm | 1,731.97g
  • United States
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0128008741
  • 9780128008744
  • 2,146,553

Table of contents

1. Quality related safety issues - Evidence based validation of herbal medicine farm to pharma 2. Value Chains of Herbal Medicines - Ethnopharmacological and analytical challenges in a globalizing world 3. Pharmacopoeial Standards as the Basis of Herbal Medicine Quality Control 4. Taxonomy - tool for validation of herbal medicine 5. Validation of medicinal herbs for skin ageing 6. Pro-angiogenic potential of medicinal plants in wound healing 7. Pharmacovigilance: Tool in establishing the safety and acceptability of the natural health products - Clinical evaluation 8. Validation of antiviral potential of herbal ethomedicine 9. Harmonization of regulatory requirements in Europe to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of herbal medicinal products 10. Bioavailability of herbal medicine: approach towards improved pharmacokinetics 11. Good quality and clinical practices for the future development of herbal medicines 12. Evidence based scientific claims for traditional medicine-inspired approaches to drug discovery from Ayurveda 13. Evaluation of bioactive compounds as AChE inhibitors from medicinal plants 14. Drugs and drug leads based on natural products for treatment of malaria 15. Evaluation of Natural products against Biofilm mediated bacterial resistance 16. Clinical effects of caraway, a traditional medicine for weight loss 17. Challenges in identification of potential phytotherapies and contemporary biomedical literatures 18. Botanicals as medicinal foods and their effects against obesity 19. Application of HPLC in the analysis of herbal products 20. Ayurveda opportunities for developing safe and effective treatment choices for the future 21. Discovery and development of lead compounds from natural sources using computational approaches 22. Infrared Spectroscopic Technologies for the Quality Control of Herbal Medicines 23. Antimicrobial secondary metabolites- extraction, isolation, identification and bio assay 24. Use of herbals in cardiac diseases: priority of evidence over belief
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About Pulok K. Mukherjee

Dr. Pulok K. Mukherjee is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), UK. His work has led to many important national and international projects in the field of Natural Health Products. He has to his credit more than 174 publications in peer reviewed impact journals, several patents and 20 books/book chapters on various aspects of herbal medicine. He has worked as visiting scientist in several renowned universities abroad including The School of Pharmacy, University of London; King's College London; Leiden/Amsterdam Center for Drug Research, Netherlands; School of Health Science, Tokushima University, Japan; Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa. He has received many awards, including the Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), UK; Outstanding Service Award from the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA; Career Award for Young Teachers from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Government of India; Overseas Award from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), BOYSCAST Fellowship from Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India; Young Pharmacy Teacher Award from the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India; and the IPA Fellowship Award from the Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA). He has organized 16 potential national and international conferences, workshops, and seminars with the involvement of scientists all over the world. He is Member of the board on International Society for Ethnopharmacology, UK; Secretary of the Society for Ethnopharmacology (SFE), India; Council member of the Society for TCM Pharmaceutical Analysis, China; and several journals. Dr. Mukherjee is serving as Associate Editor of the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, (Elsevier). He is also associated as advisor to different organizations and administrative bodies of the Government of India and abroad.
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