Modern Phytomedicine: Turning Medicinal Plants into Drugs / Edition 1

Modern Phytomedicine: Turning Medicinal Plants into Drugs / Edition 1

by Iqbal Ahmad
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527315306

ISBN-13: 9783527315307

Pub. Date: 01/02/2007

Publisher: Wiley

This timely and original handbook paves the way to success in plant-based drug development, systematically addressing the issues facing a pharmaceutical scientist who wants to turn a plant compound into a safe and effective drug. Plant pharmacologists from around the world demonstrate the potentials and pitfalls involved, with many of the studies and experiments

Overview

This timely and original handbook paves the way to success in plant-based drug development, systematically addressing the issues facing a pharmaceutical scientist who wants to turn a plant compound into a safe and effective drug. Plant pharmacologists from around the world demonstrate the potentials and pitfalls involved, with many of the studies and experiments reported here published for the first time. The result is a valuable source of information unavailable elsewhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527315307
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/02/2007
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Bioactive Phytocompounds (BPs): New Approach on Modern Phytoscience
Quality Control, Screening, Toxicity and Regulations of Herbal Drugs
Herbal Medicine: Prospects and Constraints
Bioactive Phytocompounds and Products Traditionally used in Japan
Plant Extracts used to manage Bacterial, Fungal and Parasitic Infections in Southern Africa
Biological and Toxicological Properties of Moroccan Plant Extracts
Anti-MRSA and Anti-VRE Activities of Phytoalexin and Phytoncide Isolated from Tropical Plants
Methods for Testing the Antimicrobial Activity of Extracts
Targeted Screening of Bioactive Plant Extracts and Phytocompounds
Activity of Plant Extracts and Plant-derived Compounds against Drug-resistant Microorganisms
Alternative Holistic Medicinal Approach in Total Management of Hepatic Disorders
Traditional Plant and Herbal Remedies Used in the Treatment of Diarrhoeal Disease
Mutagenicity and Antimutagenic Potentials of Plant Extracts and Phytocompound
Potential of Plant-derived Products in the Treatment of Mycobacterial Infections
Ethnomedicinal Antivirals: Scope and Opportunity
Immunomodulatory Effects of Phytocompounds
Use of Liposomal Delivery System for Herbal-based Therapeutics

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