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Fundamentals of pharmacognosy and phytotherapy / Michael Heinrich ... [et al.] ; foreword, A. Douglas Kinghorn ; epilogue, J. David Phillipson ; illustrations by Debbie Maizels and Simon Gibbons. - 2nd ed. - Edinburgh : Elsevier, 2013. - ix, 326 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Importance of plants in modern pharmacy and medicine -- Pharmacognosy and its history : people, plants, and natural products -- General principles of botany : morphology and systematics -- Families yielding important phytopharmaceuticals -- Ethnobotany and ethnopharmacy -- Natural product chemistry -- Methods in natural product chemistry -- Anticancer natural products -- Production, standardization, and quality control -- Toxicity of herbal constituents -- What makes phytomedicines unique? -- Traditional systems of herbal medicine -- Complementary/alternative medicine -- The gastrointestinal and biliary system -- The cardiovascular system -- The respiratory system -- The central nervous system -- Infectious diseases -- The endocrine system -- The reproductive and urinary tracts -- The musculoskeletal system -- The skin -- The eye -- Ear, nose, and orthopharynx -- Miscellaneous supportive and protective therapies for stress, ageing, cancer, and debility.

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Pharmacognosy.
Materia medica, Vegetable.
Plants, Medicinal.
Pharmacognosy--methods.
Phytotherapy--methods.



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