Illicium, Pimpinella and Foeniculum: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Illicium, Pimpinella and Foeniculum

1st Edition

Edited by Manuel Miro Jodral

CRC Press

248 pages

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Description

The book includes current knowledge on Illicium verum (star anise) and Pimpinella anisum (aniseed), main commercial species rich in anetol. It also analyzes Foeniculum vulgare (fennel) and other species of Pimpinella (P. major, P. peregrina and P. saxifraga). This volume includes a botanical, chemical, pharmacological, and therapeutic survey of these species, and a review of traditional uses. It covers cultivation, harvesting, drying, storage, and yield, along with economic importance and market trends. The book is valuable for university professors and students, sanitary professionals, investigators, and researchers working with aromatic and medicinal plants.

Table of Contents

The book includes current knowledge on Illicium verum (star anise) and Pimpinella anisum (aniseed), main commercial species rich in anetol. It also analyzes Foeniculum vulgare (fennel) and other species of Pimpinella (P. major, P. peregrina and P. saxifraga). This volume includes a botanical, chemical, pharmacological, and therapeutic survey of these species, and a review of traditional uses. It covers cultivation, harvesting, drying, storage, and yield, along with economic importance and market trends. The book is valuable for university professors and students, sanitary professionals, investigators, and researchers working with aromatic and medicinal plants.

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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA011000
HEALTH & FITNESS / Herbal Medications
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science