This unique book series focuses on the natural products chemistry of botanical medicines from different countries such as Bangladesh, Borneo, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Ecuador, India, Iran, Laos, Romania, Sri Lanka, Turkey, etc. 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, reflecting the ethnopharmacological uses. 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. With special emphasis on plant parts for medicinal uses, phytochemistry and biological activities, this book series will be of useful reference to scientists/ pharmacognosists/ pharmacists/ chemists/ graduates/ undergraduates/ researchers in the fields of natural products, herbal medicines, ethnobotany, pharmacology, chemistry and biology, Furthermore, pharmaceutical companies may also found valuable information on potential herbs and lead compounds for the future development of health supplements and western medicines.
Medicinal Plants of Turkey
Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of the Himalayas Climate Change, Critically Endangered Species, and the Call for Sustainable Development
Medicinal Plants of Laos
Medicinal Plants of Ecuador
Medicinal Plants of Borneo
Natural Products and Botanical Medicines of Iran
Natural Products of Silk Road Plants
Brazilian Medicinal Plants
By Adina-Elena Segneanu
April 30, 2024
Romanian ethnomedicinal knowledge extends as far back as the 16th century to the Geto-Dacian priests who used medicinal plants and practiced integrated holistic medicine. The ethnomedicine continued in monasteries by monks who used cultivated medicinal plants and wild harvested plants. There are ...
By Ufuk Koca Caliskan
September 30, 2023
This book is part of the book series titled Natural Products Chemistry of Global Plants, and examines the rich plant diversity of Turkey, with descriptions of the plants and pharmacognosy properties. There is a focus on the chemistry of natural products and areas rich in folklore and botanical ...
By Ajay Sharma, Garima Bhardwaj, Gulzar Ahmad Nayik
August 29, 2023
This book, as part of the “Natural Products Chemistry of Global Plants” series, describes in detail the health-promoting wild edible and medicinal mushrooms specific to the Himalayas region. The focus of the book is to draw on the rich culture, folklore, and environment of the Upper Himalayas, ...
By Djaja Djendoel Soejarto, Bethany G. Elkington, Kongmany Sydara
May 22, 2023
This book provides a description of medicinal plants of Laos, including their role in maintaining healthcare among the population, their potential as a source for new medicinal compounds, their preservation, and their importance for the well-being of the communities for present and future ...
By Pablo Chong Aguirre, Migdalia Miranda Martínez, Patricia Manzano Santana
November 30, 2022
This unique volume draws on the rich culture, folklore and environment of medicinal plants in Ecuador, which includes the important rain forest region. This country has rich plant resources and a large diversity of plants. In particular, the Biotechnological Research Center of Ecuador, CIBE, is an ...
By Xavier Siwe-Noundou
September 29, 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...