Textbook of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 14, 2012 - Medical - 620 pages

Textbook of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

This comprehensive textbook is primarily aimed at the course requirements of the B. Pharm. students. This book is specially designed to impart knowledge alternative systems of medicine as well as modern pharmacognosy. It would also serve as a valuable resource of information to other allied botanical and alternative healthcare science students as well as researchers and industrialists working in the field of herbal technology.

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Recent data on trade of Indian medicinal plants (till 2008)

Illustrated biosynthetic pathways of metabolites as well as extraction and isolation methodologies of medicinal compounds

Bioactivity determination and synthesis of herbal products of human interest

Information on Ayurvedic plants and Chinese system of medicine

Simple narrative text that will help the students quickly understand important concepts

Over 300 illustrations and 120 tables in order to help students memorize and recall vital concepts making this book a student’s companion cum teacher

A must buy for every student of pharmacognosy!



Alternative Systems of Medicine
Classification of Drugs of Natural Origin
Morphology of Different Parts of Medicinal Plant
Study of Different Families
Part C Cultivation Collection Production and Utilization of Herbal
Drug Adulteration
Evaluation of Crude Drugs
Biological Screening of Herbal Drugs
Enzymes and Protein Drugs
Fibres Sutures and Surgical Dressings
Drugs of Mineral Origin
Part G Extraction Isolation and Purifi cation of Herbal Drugs
General Methods for Extraction Isolation and Identification of Herbal Drugs
Isolation of Phytopharmaceuticals
Part H Medicinal Plant Biotechnology
Plant Tissue Culture

General Biosynthetic Pathways of Secondary Metabolites
Part F Pharmacognostical Study of Crude Drugs
Drugs Containing Carbohydrates and Derived Products
Drugs Containing Alkaloids
Drugs Containing Glycosides
Drugs Containing Volatile Oils
Drugs Containing Resins
Drugs Containing Lipids
Drugs Containing Tannins
Ayurvedic Pharmacy
Marine Pharmacognosy
Nutraceuticals and Cosmeceuticals
Natural Pesticides
Poisonous Plants
Natural Allergens
Natural Colours and Dyes

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