This book provides comprehensive and useful information on the medicinal plants especially those used as food supplement in the form of health vitalizers and invigorators. A subjective approach is attempted for the first time in this book with all the information available in one single volume. Separate chapters are devoted to the medicinal values of each herb. The details about various plant extracts possessing significant anti-stress activity, are presented in this book.
Therapeutic potential of medicinal plants: An introduction: K.G. Ramawat et al.; In vitro rosmarinic acid production: An update: O. Makrri and S. Klintzios; Grapevine polyphenols and their biological effects: X. Vitrac et al.; Asaparagus racemosus and radioprotection: J.P. Kamat and S.R. Venkatrachalam; Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell-A Medhya Rasaayana drug of Ayurveda: M. Rajani and N. Shrivastava; Chlorophytum borivilianum: An endangered aphrodisiac herb: D.K. Arora et al.; Fagaronine: An antileukemic alkaloid with cell differentiation activity: E. Couillerot et al.; Ginkgo biloba: A medicinal and ornamental tree of great interest: D.L-Mattar; Ginseng: K-T. Choi; Nardostachys jatamansi DC-The Indian Nard: A.K. Kukreja and A.K. Singh; Podophyllotoxin and related lignans produced by plants: A. Koulman et al.; Withania Pauq.(Solanaceae): M. Bandyopadhyay and S. Jha