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Natural Products Chemistry of Global Plants


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This unique book series focuses on the natural products chemistry of botanical medicines from different countries such as Turkey, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Brazil, China, S. Africa, Thailand, Borneo, Cameroon, Uganda and Madagascar. These fascinating volumes are written by experts from their respective countries. The series will focus on the pharmacognosy, covering recognized areas rich in folklore as well as botanical medicinal uses as a platform to present the natural products and organic chemistry. Where possible, the authors will link these molecules to pharmacological modes of action. The series intends to trace a route through history from ancient civilizations to the modern day showing the importance to man of natural products in medicines, in foods and a variety of other ways.

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Natural Products Chemistry of Botanical Medicines from Cameroonian Plants

Natural Products Chemistry of Botanical Medicines from Cameroonian Plants

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Xavier Siwe-Noundou
September 20, 2021

A contribution to the series on Natural Products Chemistry of Global Plants, Natural Products Chemistry of Botanical Medicines from Cameroon focuses on the sources and chemistry of natural products from plants in Cameroon, West Africa. The plants selected offer an opportunity to trace a route ...

Medicinal Plants and Mushrooms of Yunnan Province of China

Medicinal Plants and Mushrooms of Yunnan Province of China

1st Edition

Edited By Clara Bik-San Lau, Chun-lin Long
June 17, 2021

Although many texts describe plants from China, the focus of this book is to draw on the rich culture and environment of medicinal plants and fungi/mushrooms of Yunnan Province. In fact, Yunnan Province covers two global hotspots of biodiversity, with the richest biological and cultural diversity ...

Medicinal Plants of Borneo

Medicinal Plants of Borneo

1st Edition

Edited By Simon Gibbons, Stephen P. Teo
May 04, 2021

The rich biodiversity of Borneo provides many useful plants for medicinal purposes. Written by experts in the field, Medicinal Plants of Borneo provides a guide and introduction to the medicinal plants from Borneo used traditionally as well as plants whose medicinal uses have been recently ...

Natural Products and Botanical Medicines of Iran

Natural Products and Botanical Medicines of Iran

1st Edition

By Reza Eddin Owfi
October 13, 2020

With a high diversity of vegetation in Iran, over 8000 plant species are in existence. More than 2300 species of these plants have medicinal, edible and industrial properties, and more than 1700 species of them are endemic. Natural Products and Botanical Medicines of Iran provides an overview on ...

Natural Products of Silk Road Plants

Natural Products of Silk Road Plants

1st Edition

Edited By Raymond Cooper, Jeffrey John Deakin
September 01, 2020

The Silk Road, a complex network of trade routes linking China with the rest of the Eurasian continent by land and sea, fostered transformation of the ethnic, cultural, and religious identities of diverse peoples. In Natural Products of Silk Road Plants there is a treasury of plants, many ...

Brazilian Medicinal Plants

Brazilian Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Edited By Luzia Valentina Modolo, Mary Ann Foglio
November 25, 2019

The vast and exciting Brazilian flora biodiversity is still underexplored. Several research groups are devoted to the study of the chemical structure richness found in the different Biomes. This volume presents a comprehensive account of the research collated on natural products produced from ...

Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh and West Bengal Botany, Natural Products, & Ethnopharmacology

Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh and West Bengal: Botany, Natural Products, & Ethnopharmacology

1st Edition

By Christophe Wiart
May 01, 2019

Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh and West Bengal is a complete compendium. It provides the scientific name, classification, local name(s), historical background, local medicinal uses, botanical description, chemical constituents, pharmacological activity and toxicology of more than 100 ...

Traditional Herbal Remedies of Sri Lanka

Traditional Herbal Remedies of Sri Lanka

1st Edition

Edited By Viduranga Y. Waisundara
March 30, 2019

The Sri Lankan medicinal system predominantly utilizes herbs and spices for the treatment of various ailments. This is mostly because Sri Lanka is a tropical country, a biodiverse hot-spot blessed with a plethora of flora and fauna. Traditional Herbal Remedies of Sri Lanka looks at the traditional ...

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