Handbook Of Phytochemical Constituents Of Gras Herbs And Other Economic Plants / Edition 999

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Overview

CRC Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants is a unique catalog that includes more than 15,000 phytochemical constituents from over 1,000 higher plant species. This volume covers all of the generally-recognized-as-safe (GRAS) herbs and at least 250 important food and medicinal plants. Each entry features the scientific name, one or more common names, a listing of phytochemical constituents, a single datum or range of quantitative data (wet-weight to dry-weight in parts per million), two-letter abbreviation identifying the plant part, and three-letter abbreviation(s) indicating the source(s) of the data.

The extraordinary amount of data compiled into an easy-to-use tabular format makes the CRC Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants a volume useful to all pharmacologists, toxicologists, nutritionists, pharmacognicists, and food scientists.

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Duke, a former Department of Agriculture botanist and current botanical consultant, presents a catalogue of some 15,000 phytochemical constituents from approximately 1,000 higher plant species. This volume covers all the generally-recognized-as-safe (GRAS) herbs and approximately 250 important food and medicinal plants, as well. Each plant is listed by species name, followed by an alphabetical listing of reported constituents. Where available, quantitative data follow the names of the elements or compounds. Two-letter abbreviations identifying the plant part, if any, follow the quantitative data; some other abbreviations refer to primary sources or journal sources. Of likely use to pharmacologists, toxicologists, nutritionists, pharmacognosists, and food scientists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849338656
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: Herbal Reference Library Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 999
  • Pages: 654
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Codes Used in Databases. References. Alphabetical Listing by Scientific Name.

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