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Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume 43 : Phytotherapeutics II

Author Name : Manohar Pathak and J N Govil


  • Publisher : Studium Press LLC
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 10 : 1-62699-080-8
  • Page no : 566
  • Publication Year : 2016

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Medicinal plants. the world's oldest known health care products, play dominant role in traditional health medicine. Simultaneously, plants are one of the driving forces that play a key role in the development and advancement of modern studies on biological activities. This volume contains 24 chapters contributed from 16 far and east countries namely Austria, China, Czech Republic, India, Iran, Japan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey and USA. The volume reflects at various pharmacological properties, their mechanism of action and medical preparations used in disease management like cancer, diabetes, rheumatic diseases, Alzheimer's disease, hepatoprotective, dental caries, depression and anxiety cognitive disorder, erectile dysfunction and infertility, and other health promoting properties. The volume also contains comprehensive review of significant bioactive compounds like polysaccharides, polyphenols, phenylethanoids, glycosides, genistein, silybin etc. New findings from the study of saffron (Crocus sativus) indicate a decrease of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. The protective benefits from several dietary compounds have been demonstrated against cancer, oxidative stress, inflammation and cardiovascular disorders and the physiological relevance as well as the molecular mechanisms involved in these effects are also discussed. One of the article describes the application of natural products in order to protect crops, fruits and vegetables against contamination with phytopathogenic and saprophytic fungi. Medicinal herbs namely linden (Titlia cordata), peppermint (Mentha piperita), rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), sage (Salvia officinalis) and thyme (Thymus vulgaris) were investigated in terms of their health-promoting properties and related bioactive constituents. Significantly, the use of natural immunostimulants in fish culture is a promising new development. This volume is aimed for professionals of interdisciplinary health sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacognosy, agriculture, botany, medicine, therapeutics, traditional medicine, complementary and alternative medicine, food technology, herbalism, medical and public health sciences, policy-makers and marketing and economic strategies. It is addressed to undergraduate, postgraduate, teachers and researchers.
Title Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume 43 : Phytotherapeutics II
Table of Content Medicinal Plants: A Hope of Future, Medicinal Plants in Treatment of Rheumatic Diseases, Anti-DiabeticActivities of Native North American Plants: Common Selfheal and Mexican Oregano, Herbal Medications in Depression and Anxiety: A Review, Mushrooms as a Source of Compounds that Induce Programmed Cell Death in Tumour Cells, Anti-Peptic Ulcer Activity of Compound (TF-1) Isolated from the Leaves of Thalictrum foliolosum DC, Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton.) in the Prophylaxis and Treatment of Urological Conditions, Medicinal Plants as Inhibitors of Key Enzymes Involved in Diabetes and Related Complications, Environment, Erectile Dysfunction, Infertility and the Possibilities of Bioregeneration with Medicinal Plants, Role of Moringa oleifera in Hyperlipidemia, Assessment of Immunomodulatory Properties of Ocimum sanctum L. in a Common Fish, Herbal Medications to Enhance Cognition and Cognitive Ability, Study of the Effect of Naturally Occuring Polyphenols onApolipoprotein C-II Oligomerization, Application of Natural Products (Essential Oils and Bacteria)in the Biocontrol of Diseases of Medicinal Plants, Recent Progress in Saffron and its Constituents: Crocin, Crocetin, Picrocrocin and Safranal, An Update on Lunasin Research, a Bioactive Seed Peptide for Health Promotion, Health Perspectives on Herbal Tea Infusions, Polysaccharides in Chinese Herbs: A Review of Recent Research, Phenylethanoid Glycosides, Impact of Heavy and Light Metals in Medicinal Plants to Human, Mechanism of Action of Plants in Relation to their Medicinal Properties, Biosynthesis and Physiological Activity of Genistein in Plants, Silybin - Not Only a Hepatoprotective Agent, Animal Models in Type 2 Diabetes Research, Subject Index
Page No. 566
Author's Name Manohar Pathak and J N Govil
Publisher Studium Press LLC
Year Of Publication 2016
ISBN 10 1-62699-080-8
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book size(hei) 9.5
Book size width 6.3
Edition 1st

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