Medicinal Plants of the World: Volume 1: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses / Edition 2

Medicinal Plants of the World: Volume 1: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses / Edition 2

by Ivan A. Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 1617374695

ISBN-13: 9781617374692

Pub. Date: 11/05/2010

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Ivan Ross takes advantage of the significant growth in the amount of new data available to update and expand his much acclaimed Medicinal Plants of the World: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses. This second edition exhaustively compiles new clinical research and references twenty-six of the most widely used medicinal plants in the world,…  See more details below

Overview

Ivan Ross takes advantage of the significant growth in the amount of new data available to update and expand his much acclaimed Medicinal Plants of the World: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses. This second edition exhaustively compiles new clinical research and references twenty-six of the most widely used medicinal plants in the world, including Allium sativum, Mangifera indica, Punica granatum;, Momoridica charantia, Mucuna pruriens; Arbus precatorius; Moringa pterysgosperma, Phyllanthus niruri, and Jatrpha curcas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617374692
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
11/05/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2003
Pages:
491
Product dimensions:
1.02(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)

Table of Contents

Nomenclature and Descriptive Terminology

Compound Leaves

Leaf Shapes

Leaf Margins

Leaf Tips

Leaf Bases

Attachment to Stem

Leaf Surfaces

Types of Inflorescence

Dry Fruits

Fleshy Fruits

Abbreviations and Chemical Constituents

Abrus precatorius

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Allium sativum

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Aloe vera

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Annona muricata

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Carica papaya

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Cassia alata

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Catharanthus roseus

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Cymbopogon citratus

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Cyperus rotundus

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Curcuma longa

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Hibiscus sabdariffa

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Jatropha curcas

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Lantana camara

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Macuna pruriens

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Mangifera indica

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Manihot esculenta

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Momordica charantia

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Moringa pterygosperma

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Persea americana

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Phyllanthus niruri

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Portulaca oleracea

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Psidium guajava

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Punica granatum

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Syzygium cumini

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

Tamarindus indica

Common Names

Botanical Description

Origin and Distribution

Traditional Medical Uses

Chemical Constituents

Pharmacological Activities and Clinical Trials

References

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