Medicinal Plants: Culture, Utilization and Phytopharmacology / Edition 1

Medicinal Plants: Culture, Utilization and Phytopharmacology / Edition 1

by Thomas S. C. Li, Steven Strauss
     
 

ISBN-10: 1566769035

ISBN-13: 9781566769037

Pub. Date: 06/16/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Medicinal Plants: Culture, Utilization and Phytopharmacology covers over 400 species. Each chapter gathers valuable information from a wide variety of sources, and supplies it to the user in convenient table format, arranged alphabetically by scientific name, followed by the common name. Data topics include: major constituents (active ingredients) and

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Medicinal Plants: Culture, Utilization and Phytopharmacology covers over 400 species. Each chapter gathers valuable information from a wide variety of sources, and supplies it to the user in convenient table format, arranged alphabetically by scientific name, followed by the common name. Data topics include: major constituents (active ingredients) and medicinal values of plants; toxicity or hazardous components; essential oils; value-added products and possible uses; cultivation and harvesting; diseases and insects found in medicinal plants. Three appendices (alphabetical listing of plants by common name, followed by the scientific name; essential oils and their derivation; active ingredients and their sources) provide handy cross-references to the Tables.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566769037
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/16/2000
Series:
Medicinal Plants Series
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword o Preface o Acknowldgements Major Constituents and Medicinal Values o Toxicity of Medicinal Plants o Essential Oil and Fractions Medicinal Plants o Value-Added Products and Possible Usage Derived from Medicinal Plants o Cultivation and Harvesting o Major Diseases and Insects Found in Medicinal Plants. Appendices. Index.

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