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Medicinal Plants and Natural Products for Human Health

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We are at a point in history where the global population is increasingly interested in medicinal plants, natural products and herbalism. This interest has accelerated with COVID-19 and long COVID symptoms. Rediscovery of the connection between plants and health is responsible for a new generation of botanical therapeutics that include plant-derived pharmaceuticals, multicomponent botanical drugs, dietary supplements, functional foods and plant-produced recombinant proteins. Many of these products can complement conventional pharmaceuticals in the treatment, prevention and diagnosis of diseases. This series is a critical reference for anyone involved in the discovery of biopharmaceuticals for the improvement of human health.

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Biologically Active Substances Usable in Food, Pharmaceutical and Agrobiological Fields

Biologically Active Substances Usable in Food, Pharmaceutical and Agrobiological Fields

1st Edition


By Zeno Garban, Gheorghe Ilia
June 26, 2024

This concise text on biologically active substances of the food, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries presents data on natural compounds of vegetable and animal origin. Various nutrients in food, phytochemicals and zoochemicals are discussed, including their uses for prophylactic, ...

Therapeutic Perspectives of Tea Compounds Potential Applications against COVID-19

Therapeutic Perspectives of Tea Compounds: Potential Applications against COVID-19

1st Edition

By Farnoosh Dairpoosh, Kianoosh Dairpoosh
July 19, 2023

This unique volume provides an insight into bioactive compounds of tea from studies of both chemical structures and pharmacological aspects. Examples of the beneficial health effects of tea compounds in managing health problems and diseases are presented, with an emphasis on viral diseases such as ...

Alternative Medicines for Diabetes Management Advances in Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Chemistry

Alternative Medicines for Diabetes Management: Advances in Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Chemistry

1st Edition

By Varma H. Rambaran, Nalini K. Singh
October 17, 2022

Apart from diet and exercise, the strategic use of different classes of prescribed or non-prescribed xenobiotic compounds for the restoration of euglycemic levels in the body is well known. The ongoing rivalry between the recommended usage of allopathic medicines versus ayurvedic remedies has ...

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