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Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume 16: Phytomedicines

Author Name : J.N. Govil, V.K. Singh and R. Bhardwaj


  • Publisher : Studium Press LLC
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 10 : 0-976184-98-2
  • Page no : 635
  • Publication Year : 2007

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Plants are the primary sources of medicines since ancient times and continue to provide mankind with new remedies. According to W.H.O. estimates 80 % of the people in developing countries still rely on traditional medicines based largely on both plants and animals species for their primary health care needs. The present volume provides recent research data on medicinal plants in an effort to discover new drugs for treatment of various diseases and conditions like urolithiasis, cancer, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, diarrhoea, parasitic infections etc. as supported with the recent findings. In this context biological, pharmacological, chemical and potential medicinal use of matrine-type alkaloids (MTA), wild chamomile (Matricaria recutita), Anisodus tanguticus, Nerium oleander, Aerva lanata, Achillea sp., Mangifera indica, Embelia ribes, Stevia rebaudiana, Andrographis sp., Juniperus, Trichosanthes cucumeroides, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Ginger, Tabonia etc. are discussed. Besides, antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of Lamiaceae species have been covered. Botanical biopreservatives use to microbial resistance towards conventional preservatives are dealt with. Researches on bioprospection for radioprotection have been reviewed. Napthaquinones isolated from the node of trees has been a subject of programme on chemistry of natural products. In addition, ethnomedicinal plants of north-east India, antiophidic plants, keto-enol tautomerism in silybin and, potentials of drug inulin targeting to the colon are described
Title Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume 16: Phytomedicines
Table of Content The Efficacy of Wild chamomile (Matricaria recutita L.) as Anti-inflammatory and Mucosa Protective Agent (GREECE),Biotechnological Studies on Anisodus tanguticus (CHINA), edicinal Plants in Gastrointestinal Disorders (INDIA),Recent Studies on Pharmacological Effects and Therapeutic Actions of Matrine-Type Alkaloids (CHINA), The Ursane-, Oleanane-, Dammarane-, Lupene-, and Taraxasterane-Type Triterpenes Isolated from Nerium oleander and Their Biological Activities (JAPAN), Napthoquinones Isolated from Tabebuia: A Review About the Synthesis of Heterocyclic Derivatives, Screening Against Trypanosoma cruzi and Correlation Structure- Trypanocidal Activity (BRAZIL),Beneficial Effects of Aerva lanata Leaf Extract and Vediuppu Chunnam on Oxalate Synthesizing Enzymes of Rat Kidney During Experimental Hyperoxaluria (INDIA),Secondary Metabolites of Wild-Growing Species of Genus Achillea L. from Central Balkan,Bioprospection for Radioprotective Molecules from Indigenous Flora (INDIA),Modulation of Vital Proteins Expression in Intestine of Mice by Podophyllum hexandrum: Implications in Radiation Protection (INDIA),Ginger: Evaluation of its Antiemetic and Behavioral Radioprotective Properties (INDIA),Mango by-Products - A Source of Biologically-active Compounds,Keto-Enol Tautomerism in Silybin (TURKEY),Chemical, Botanical, Medical and Pharmacological Studies of Embelia ribes Burm. (Family-Myrsinaceae), Pharmacognostical Study, Cultivation Techniques and Economics of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Hemsi- A Boon for Diabetics (INDIA),Some Important Folklore Medicinal Plants Used by Tangkhul Nagas of Ukhrul District, Manipur, India (INDIA),Plant Products as Anticancer Agents (INDIA),Phytochemicals from the Genus Andrographis (INDIA), Colon Specific Drug Delivery (NIGERIA, ISRAEL),The Chemical Composition of the Juniperus Genus,Antioxidant and Antiproliferative Activities of Three Lamiaceae species Some Triterpenes and Steroids from the Seeds of Trichosanthes cucumeroides, Antiophidic Plants: Facts and Myths (BRAZIL), Tissue Culture Studies and In vitro Clonal Propagation of Three (Cardiospermum halicacabum L., Spilanthes acmella L. and Boerhaavia diffusa L.) Herbal Ethnomedicinal Plants of North- East India and Establishment of the Plantlets in a Natural Environment (INDIA),A Contribution to the Contraceptive Herbs of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka Forests of India (INDIA), Effect of Vermicomposting on the Growth and Productivity of Marigolds (Tagetes erecta L.) -, Enhancing Nutrients in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) through Vermicomposting (INDIA)
Page No. 635
Author's Name J.N. Govil, V.K. Singh and R. Bhardwaj
Publisher Studium Press LLC
Year Of Publication 2007
ISBN 10 0-976184-98-2
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book size(hei) 9.5
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