Ethnobotany includes the traditional use of plants in different fields like medicine and agriculture. This book incorporates important studies based on ethnobotany of different geographic zones. The book covers medicinaland aromatic plants, ethnopharmacology, bioactive molecules, plants used in cancer, hypertension, disorders of the central nervous system, and also as antipsoriatic, antibacterial, antioxidant, antiurolithiatic. The book will be useful for a diverse group of readers including plant scientists, pharmacologists, clinicians, herbalists, natural therapy experts, chemists, microbiologists, NGOs and those who are interested in traditional therapies.
APPLICATIONS OF ETHNOMEDICINAL PLANTS. Some Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Used for the Treatment of Cancers/Tumors, with Special Reference to Its Scientific Validations. Use of Ethnomedicinal Herbs to Treat and Manage Schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe: Past Trends and Future Directions. Ethnobotany: Medicinal Plants Used in the Management of Hypertension. Plants Used for Central Nervous System Disorders by Brazilian Indians. Ethnobotanical Retrospective and Features of the Multipurpose Plant Genipa Americana (Rubiaceae). Paramela (Adesmia boronioides Hook.f.): From Popular Uses to Commercialization. The Genus Vismia: Geographical Distribution, Chemical Composition and Recent Biological Studies. Curcuma longa L.: From Ethnomedicinal to Novel Biomedical Applications. Medicinal Plants of the Khyang Tribe of Bandarban District, Bangladesh. Management of Cardiovascular Diseases and Related Complications Using Traditional Herbs and Spices. Use of Ethnomedicinal Plants in Primary Health Care. Secondary Metabolites of Some Ethnomedicinal Plants of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Characterization and Purification of Antiurolithiatic Metabolites from Medicinal Plants. ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY. In Vitro Experimental Design and Data Analysis in Ethnopharmacology. Insights into the Ethnopharmacological Uses of Rutaceae: A Golden Source for many Pharmaceutical Preparations. Pharmacological Properties of Extracts and Compounds Isolated from Platonia insignis Mart. -A Perspective for Developing Phytomedicines.