Medicinal Plants of China, Korea, and Japan: Bioresources for Tomorrow's Drugs and Cosmetics, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Medicinal Plants of China, Korea, and Japan

Bioresources for Tomorrow's Drugs and Cosmetics, 1st Edition

By Christophe Wiart

CRC Press

454 pages

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Asian medicinal plants show great promise in pharmaceutical and cosmetological development. Researchers engaged in the discovery of new leads in these areas need robust conceptual tools and understanding of interrelated basics of botany, ethnobotany, biomolecular pharmacology, phytochemistry, and medicinal chemistry to guide their investigations. M

Table of Contents

Superorder Austrobaileyanae Doweld ex M.W. Chase & Reveal, 2009. Superorder Magnolianae Takht.,1967. Superorder Lilianae Takht.,1967. Superorder Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal,1992. Superorder Rosanae Takht.,1967. Superorder Saxifraganae Reveal,1994. Superorder Santalanae Thorne ex Reveal,1992. Superorder Caryophyllanae Takht.,1967. Superorder Asteranae Takht.,1967. Index.

About the Author

Dr. Christophe Wiart has been studying the medicinal plants of China, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, and India for the last 16 years. He has collected, identified, and classified several hundred species of medicinal plants and is regarded as the most prominent authority in the field of Asian ethnopharmacology, chemotaxonomy, and ethnobotany. He is based in the School of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Nottingham and has authored numerous best-selling reference books on the medicinal plants of Asia.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Alternative Medicine
MEDICAL / Dermatology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General