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Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times


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The Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times series reports on current developments and discusses key topics relevant to interdisciplinary health sciences research by ethnobiologists, taxonomists, conservationists, agronomists, chemists, clinicians, and toxicologists. The series is relevant to all these scientists and helps them guide business, government agencies, and commerce in the complexities of these matters.

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The Genus Syzygium Syzygium cumini and Other Underutilized Species

The Genus Syzygium: Syzygium cumini and Other Underutilized Species

1st Edition

Edited By K. N. Nair
April 13, 2017

Syzygium is a well-known source of the globally traded clove as well as the widely cultivated jambolan, water apple, rose apple, wax apple, mountain apple, and several other underutilized species. These plants have multiple uses as edible fruits, medicine, spice, food colorants, and flavorings. The...

Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Prostate Cancer A Comprehensive Approach

Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Prostate Cancer: A Comprehensive Approach

1st Edition

Edited By K. B. Harikumar
December 06, 2016

Recent global cancer statistical data has clearly indicated that prostate cancer is currently the second most frequently diagnosed cancer (at 15% of all male cancers) and globally the sixth leading cause of cancer death in males. This book is a summary of prostate cancer, covering its incidence, ...

Honey in Traditional and Modern Medicine

Honey in Traditional and Modern Medicine

1st Edition

Edited By Laïd Boukraâ
November 16, 2016

The use of honey can be traced back to the Stone Age. Evidence can be found for its nutritional and medicinal use beginning with prehistoric and ancient civilizations. Currently, there is a resurgence of scientific interest in natural medicinal products, such as honey, by researchers, the medical ...

Medicinal Plants and Malaria Applications, Trends, and Prospects

Medicinal Plants and Malaria: Applications, Trends, and Prospects

1st Edition

By Woon-Chien Teng, Ho Han Kiat, Rossarin Suwanarusk, Hwee-Ling Koh
January 22, 2016

Malaria is a potentially life-threatening disease that affects millions worldwide, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. The recent emergence and spread of multidrug resistance in parts of Southeast Asia prompts the urgent need for novel and effective therapy against the disease. Medicinal Plants and ...

Herbal Principles in Cosmetics Properties and Mechanisms of Action

Herbal Principles in Cosmetics: Properties and Mechanisms of Action

1st Edition

By Bruno Burlando, Luisella Verotta, Laura Cornara, Elisa Bottini-Massa
June 23, 2010

Interest in the molecular and mechanistic aspects of cosmetic research has grown exponentially during the past decade. Herbal Principles in Cosmetics: Properties and Mechanisms of Action critically examines the botanical, ethnopharmacological, phytochemical, and molecular aspects of botanical ...

Traditional Medicines for Modern Times Antidiabetic Plants

Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants

1st Edition

Edited By Amala Soumyanath
November 02, 2005

The increasing prevalence of diabetes mellitus world-wide is an issue of major socio-economic concern. Scientific interest in plant-derived medicine is steadily rising, yet there is often a wide disparity in the caliber of information available. A detailed compilation of scientific information from...

Sho-Saiko-To Scientific Evaluation and Clinical Applications

Sho-Saiko-To: Scientific Evaluation and Clinical Applications

1st Edition

Edited By Yukio Ogihara, Masaki Aburada
July 24, 2003

Kampo medicine is a traditional medicine that originated from China over two thousand years ago. It was adopted by the Japanese and remained there for many years until modern times. Kampo medicine is now becoming increasingly recognized as an important therapeutic method alongside Western practice....

Rasayana Ayurvedic Herbs for Longevity and Rejuvenation

Rasayana: Ayurvedic Herbs for Longevity and Rejuvenation

1st Edition

By H.S. Puri
October 17, 2002

Until relatively recently, much of the information on India's research into their medicinal plants has remained within India, mainly published within Indian journals. However, today the field of Ayurveda is expanding, with the integration of herbs and minerals discovered in other countries and the ...

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