1st Edition

Natural Products Pharmacology and Phytochemicals for Health Care Methods and Principles in Medicinal Chemistry

    278 Pages 15 Color & 38 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    278 Pages 15 Color & 38 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    Medicinal chemistry and pharmacology are closely associated fields, and the use of natural products for their medicinal properties is ever-growing. The study of drugs from natural products and their effects on the living body are explored in this volume. The book looks into the research, discovery, and characterization of chemicals that exhibit biological effects. Providing an informative compilation of research, valuable case studies, and reviews of existing literature in the area, the book focuses on the ethnobotanical uses of natural products and phytochemicals for health care, including applications for diabetes, ulcers, wound healing, chronic alcoholism, hemorrhoidal treatment, cancer mitigation, pain management, immunotherapy, and more.

    1. A Short Overview on Anti-Diabetic Natural Products: Reviewing the Herbotherapeutic Potentials

    Mojabir Hussen Ansari and Debarshi Kar Mahapatra

    2. Exploring the Hidden Ethnobotanical Treasures for Treating or Managing Chronic Alcoholism

    Sameer A. Hedaoo and Debarshi Kar Mahapatra

    3. Reviewing the Aphrodisiac Activity of Lepedium meyenii Plant in Modern Contexts

    Shilpa S. Borkar, Debarshi Kar Mahapatra, and Seema Usare

    4. Matter, Plasma, Quasi Two-Dimensional Au Film, Drug Products Quality, and Circular Economy

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    5. Deep Insights into the Privileged Herbotherapeutic Inventory for Hemorrhoidal Treatment

    Paras Kothari, Ankita Soni, and Debarshi Kar Mahapatra

    6. Precision, Immunotherapy, Immuno Oncology, and Research in Cancer

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    7. Oxidative Stress-Protective/Anti Melanogenic Effects of Loliolide

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    8. Recent Advancements in the Pharmacotherapeutic Perspectives of Some Chalcone Scaffold Containing Natural Compounds as Potential Anti-Virals

    Debarshi Kar Mahapatra, Sanjay Kumar Bharti, and Vivek Asati

    9. Ethnoscience, Alternative Medicine, Inflammation, and Pain Models

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    10. Orange Fruit, and Bioplastics with Limonene, and No Bisphenol A

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    11. Innovation and Challenges in the Development of Functional and Medicinal Beverages

    Dayang Norulfairuz Abang Zaidel et al.

    12. Oestradiol, Ageing Theory, Women/LGBT+ Difficulties and Motivation

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    13. Women, Men, Health, Big Data, Taste to Classify and Innovation

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano


    Debarshi Kar Mahapatra, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Dadasaheb Balpande College of Pharmacy, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. He was formerly Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Kamla Nehru College of Pharmacy, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. He has taught medicinal and computational chemistry at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has mentored students in their various research projects. He has published research, book chapters, reviews, and case studies in various reputed journals and has presented his work at international conferences. He has also authored the book titled Drug Design. Presently, he is serving as a reviewer and editorial board member for several journals of international repute.

    Cristóbal Noé Aguilar, PhD, is Director of Research and Postgraduate Programs at the Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila, Mexico. Dr. Aguilar has published more than 160 papers in indexed journals, more than 40 articles in Mexican journals, and 250 contributions in scientific meetings. He has also published many book chapters, several Mexican books, four editions of international books, and more. Dr. Aguilar is a member of the Mexican Academy of Science, the International Bioprocessing Association, Mexican Academy of Sciences, Mexican Society for Biotechology and Bioengineering, and the Mexican Association for Food Science and Biotechnology. He has developed more than 21 research projects, including six international exchange projects.

    A. K. Haghi, PhD, is the author and editor of over 200 books, as well as over 1000 published papers in various journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Haghi has received several grants, consulted for a number of major corporations, and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences. Since 1983, he served as professor at several universities. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal and is on the editorial boards of many international journals. He is also a member of the Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures.