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  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

    Cultivation, Production and Pharmacognosy

    By Akos Mathe

    This volume summarizes important aspects of the biological production of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs), a complex process based on the genetic principles of secondary substance formation. It concentrates on eco-physiological factors and their role in productivity such as biomass. Principles…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26 
    CRC Press

  • Chinese and Botanical Medicines

    Traditional Uses and Modern Scientific Approaches

    By Raymond Cooper, Chun-Tao Che, Daniel Mok, Charmaine Tsang

    This classroom-tested book contains a balance of chemistry, history of TCM, and the theory and practice of a modern TCM practitioner. It reviews the scientific methods for collecting data and supporting evidence for the efficacy and safety of drugs and reflects on the different views on health,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers

    Edited by Parappurath Narayanan Sudha

    With the aim of presenting different classes of marine biopolymers and their industrial applications, this book successfully demonstrates the precious value of the ocean resources to society. The polymers derived from such materials are biodegradable, biocompatible; at times water soluble. Direct…

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    CRC Press

  • Botanical Drug Products

    Recent Developments and Market Trends

    Edited by Jayant N. Lokhande, Yashwant V. Pathak

    Botanicals, which have been part of human food and medicine for thousands of years, are perceived as being safer than synthetic pharmaceuticals. The global botanical drug market is expected to reach $26.6 billion by 2017. In terms of FDA regulations, botanical drugs are no different from…

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    CRC Press

  • Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines

    By Jun-Ping Xu

    Nature is an attractive source of therapeutic and preventive compounds, and with such chemical diversity found in millions of species of plants, over 60% of currently used anticancer agents are derived from natural sources. Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines summarizes new…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    CRC Press

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Prostate Cancer

    A Comprehensive Approach

    Edited by K. B. Harikumar

    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Serotonin and Melatonin

    Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and Human Health

    Edited by Gokare A. Ravishankar, Akula Ramakrishna

    Serotonin and Melatonin: Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and Human Health highlights the significance of the plant sources of serotonin and melatonin in the fields of medicine, agriculture, and food science. Over the last few decades, an enormous amount of research data has…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    CRC Press

  • Nutraceuticals and Health

    Review of Human Evidence

    Edited by Somdat Mahabir, Yashwant V. Pathak

    Although health claims for nutraceuticals range from the fantastic to the sublime, most of these claims are based on cell culture studies and have not been validated in humans, making them inadequate for public health recommendations. Focusing on human population-based research (epidemiology…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Honey in Traditional and Modern Medicine

    Edited by Laïd Boukraâ

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Flavonoids and Related Compounds

    Bioavailability and Function

    Edited by Jeremy P. E. Spencer, Alan Crozier

    Flavonoids exert a multiplicity of biological effects on humans and can have beneficial implications for numerous disease states. Flavonoids and Related Compounds: Bioavailability and Function examines current knowledge regarding the absorption, metabolism, and bioavailability of individual…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    CRC Press
    Oxidative Stress and Disease

  • Handbook of Metallonutraceuticals

    Edited by Yashwant Vishnupant Pathak, Jayant N. Lokhande

    The nutritional and medicinal value of metals, such as zinc, calcium, and iron, has been known in traditional medicine for a long time. Other metals, such as silver and gold, may also have therapeutic and health benefits. Ancient medicines have long incorporated their use in the treatment of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Plant Specialized Metabolism

    Genomics, Biochemistry, and Biological Functions

    Edited by Gen-ichiro Arimura, Massimo Maffei

    Recent advances in science have clarified the role of plant specialized metabolites (classically known as plant secondary metabolites), which cannot be considered only bioactive molecules used for human health but also pivotal factors for the global ecosystem. They play major roles in plant life,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    CRC Press

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