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Constituents of Medicinal Plants : An Introduction to the Chemistry and Therapeutics of Herbal Medicine :  An Introduction to the Chemistry and Therapeutics of Herbal Medicine - Andrew Pengelly

Constituents of Medicinal Plants : An Introduction to the Chemistry and Therapeutics of Herbal Medicine

An Introduction to the Chemistry and Therapeutics of Herbal Medicine

Paperback

Published: April 2004
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Recent studies on the scientific basis for plant therapeutic capabilities are establishing credibility and acceptance for herbal medicine in the medical community. This book provides an introduction to the complex area of plant constituents and the therapeutic effects associated with
them.

Foreword

Preface

1. Introduction to Phytochemistry

2. Phenols

3. Polyphenols - tannins and flavonoids

4. Glycosides

5. Terpenes

6. Triterpenoids and saponins

7. Essential oils and resins

8. Fixed oils and alkamides

9. Polysaccharides

10. Alkaloids

Index

ISBN: 9780851998077
ISBN-10: 0851998070
Series: CABI Publishing Ser.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: April 2004
Publisher: CABI Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.6  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 2