Therapeutic Use of Medicinal Plants and Their Extracts: Volume 1 : Pharmacognosy

This volume focuses on the importance of therapeutically active compounds of natural origin. Natural materials from plants, microbes, animals, marine organisms and minerals are important sources of modern drugs.  Beginning with two chapters on the development and definition of the interdisciplinary...

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Main Author: Alamgir, A.N.M.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
Series:Progress in Drug Research
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This volume focuses on the importance of therapeutically active compounds of natural origin. Natural materials from plants, microbes, animals, marine organisms and minerals are important sources of modern drugs.  Beginning with two chapters on the development and definition of the interdisciplinary field of pharmacognosy, the volume offers up-to-date information on natural and biosynthetic sources of drugs, classification of crude drugs, pharmacognosical botany, examples of medical application, WHO´s guidelines and intellectual property rights for herbal products
Physical Description:XV, 546 p. 101 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319638621