Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals, Third Edition: 3rd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Edited by Max Wichtl


708 pages | 324 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780849319617
pub: 2004-01-26
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An enormous increase in the knowledge of herbal drug constituents, their effects, and side effects has occurred in recent years. As a result, many herbal products are undergoing a transition from classic herbal teas to standardized extracts. This new edition of Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals takes the advances made in medicinal plants research and phytotherapy into account and offers reliable, highly pertinent information. This reference offers comprehensive information about the origins, constituents, effects, indications, and dosage of herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. The text also includes phytopharmaceutical information such as types of extraction solvents, drug-to-extract ratios, and dosage recommendations for extracts.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Herbal Medications
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General