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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.

Contributor(s): Heinrich, Michael, 1957 July 4-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Edinburgh : Elsevier, 2013Edition: 2nd edDescription: ix, 326 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780702033889; 070203388XSubject(s): Pharmacognosy | Materia medica, Vegetable | Plants, Medicinal | Pharmacognosy -- methods | Phytotherapy -- methods | Pharmacy March2015Genre/Form: -- Reading book DDC classification: 615.321
Contents:
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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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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