Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications, and Potential Health Claims, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants

Scope, Applications, and Potential Health Claims, 1st Edition

Edited by Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Megh R. Goyal, Masood Sadiq Butt

Apple Academic Press

332 pages | 7 Color Illus. | 5 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2019-08-15
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Description

Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications and Potential Health Claims explores the importance of medicinal plants and their potential benefits for human health. This book looks at bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, the health benefits of bioactive compounds, the applications of plant-based products in the food and pharmaceutical industries.

The first section discusses available sources of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, biochemistry, structural composition, potential biological activities, and how bioactive molecules are isolated from medicinal plants. The authors examine the applications of bioactive molecules from a health perspective, looking at the pharmacological aspects of medicinal plants, the phytochemical and biological activities of different natural products, and ethnobotany/and medicinal properties, and also present a novel dietary approach for disease management. The book goes on to examine the plant-based products are used and can be used in various sectors of the food and pharmaceutical industries.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Bioactive Compounds from Medicinal Plants

1. Phytochemicals from Traditional Medicinal Plants

R. N. Raji et al.

2. Plant-Based Secondary Metabolites for Health Benefits: Classification and Processing

Monika Sharma et al.

3. Ethnobotanical Survey for Managing Selected Noncommunicable Diseases: A Case Study in Nigeria

Adejo Godwin Ojochogu et al.

Part 2: Bioactive Compounds and Health Potentials

4. Bioflavonoids: Sources, Types, and Nutraceutical Maneuvers

Muhammad Sajid Arshad et al.

5. Antidiabetic Potential of Medicinal Mushrooms

Vivek K. Chaturvedi, Sushil K. Dubey, and M. P. Singh

6. Natural Carotenoids: Weapon Against Life-Style Related Disorders

Umair Shabbir et al.

7. Edible Vaccine: Journey from Mushroom to Syringe

Vivek K. Chaturvedi et al.

Part 3: Scope and Applications Of Plant-Based Products

8. Natural Products as Economical Agents for Antioxidant Activity

Nida Nazar et al.

9. Potential Significance of Proteases: Sources and Applications

Marwa Waheed et al.

10. Microalgal Pigments as Natural Color: Scope and Applications

K. G. Sreekala et al.

About the Editors

Hafiz Suleria, PhD, is the Alfred Deakin Research Fellow at Deakin University, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

Megh R. Goyal, PhD, PE, is a Retired Professor in Agricultural and Biomedical Engineering from the General Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at University of Puerto Rico–Mayaguez Campus.

Masood Sadiq Butt, PhD, is serving as Dean of the Faculty of Food, Nutrition & Home Sciences at the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad, Pakistan.

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED004000
MEDICAL / Alternative Medicine
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCI049000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology