Fundamentals of pharmacognosy and phytotherapy - Heinrich M. / Barnes J. / Gibbons S. / Williamson E.M. - Churchill Livingstone
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Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy
titolo Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy
autori , , ,
argomenti Medicina Fitoterapia
Medicina
editore Churchill Livingstone
formato Libro
pagine 320
pubblicazione 2003
ISBN 9780443071324
 
45,00 42,75 (-5%)
 
"Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy" is an important and timely book that will add to this growing interest in the use and study of medicinal plants, herbs and other natural products. It will meet the need for a modern, up-to-date textbook for students in a wide range of disciplines, including pharmacy, herbalism, complementary and alternative medicine. The four authors - Professor Michael Heinrich, Dr Joanne Barnes, Dr Simon Gibbons and Dr Elizabeth Williamson - are all experts in their respective fields, whose collective knowledge gives both diversity and authority to this important new volume.
 

Indice testuale

Part A: Fundamentals of Pharmacology Section 1. Phytotherapy and Pharmacognosy 1. Importance in modern pharmacy and medicine 2. Pharmacognosy and its history: people, plants and natural products Section 2. Basic plant biology 3. General principles of botany: morphology and systematics 4. Families yielding important phytopharmaceuticals 5. Ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology Section 3. Natural product chemistry 6. Natural products chemistry 7. Principles of natural product chemistry and separation 8. Anticancer natural products Section 4. Plant extract derived pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals 9. Production, standardisation and quality control 10. Characteristics of phytomedicines Section 5. Medicinal Plants in selected other health care systems 11. Traditional systems of herbal medicine 12. Complementary/alternative medicine Part B: Important Natural Products and Phytomedicines used in Pharmacy and Medicine 13. The gastrointestinal and biliary system 14. The Cardiovascular system 15. The respiratory system 16. The central nervous system 17. Infectious diseases 18. The endocrine system 19. The reproductive and urinary tracts 20. The musculoskeletal system 21. The skin 22. The eye 23. Ear, nose and orthopharynx 24. Miscellaneous supportive therapies for stress, ageing, cancer and debility

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