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Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume 8: Phytochemistry and Pharmacology II

Author Name : J.N. Govil, V.K. Singh and D.K. Majumdar

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  • Publisher : Studium Press LLC
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 10 : 1-930813-13-9
  • Page no : 511
  • Publication Year : 2003
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Plants as powders, extracts or decoctions are in use in traditional system of medicine, for curing variety of ailments, for many centuries. Currently enormous amount of studies are going on in various laboratories of the globe in chemical and biological evaluation of medicinal plants. The use of certain plants in traditional medicine can now be better understood on the basis of their active constituents. Some plants derived bioactives could be useful as anti-inflammatory or anticancer agents due to their ability to inhibit arachidonate metabolism or protein kinase. Similarly some plants could be beneficial in the treatment of diabetes, hepatitis, filaria or AIDS. Active constituents could be alkaloids, phenols, flavones, xanthones, lignans, terpenes, saponins, unsaturated fatty acids etc. Reviews on such plants have been presented in this volume. Therapeutic potential of silkworm plants, J. curcus, C. cajucara and some aromatic plants have been looked into. Antimicrobial substances from some plants have also received due attention. Present and future of gum arabic (a natural biopolymer), xanthone containing plants of Serbia, edible plants and sweeteners for diabetics have also been described. The contributors are from Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and Latin America, where some of the natural flora still exists. Pharmaceutical formulators of herbal drugs, researchers in the field of natural products, pharmacy, biology and pharmacology could find this volume useful.`
Title Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume 8: Phytochemistry and Pharmacology II
Table of Content Biochemical Pharmacology of Anti-inflammatory Plant Secondary Metabolites. Occurrence of,-Linolenic Acid. Interaction of Plant Bioactive Compounds with Protein Kinases. Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) and its Possible Role in the Prevention of Cancer. A Putative Mechanism for Anticancer and Apoptosis Inducing Properties of Plant Derived Polyphenolic Antioxidants. Chemical Stucture, Cytotoxic and Antitumour Activities of Two Biflavonoids from Brazilian Ouratea (Ochnaceae). Natural Antioxidants and Tissue Regeneration: Curative Effect and Reaction Mechanism. Antioxidant Effects of Emblica officinalis and their Biological Consequences. Biologically Active Natural Biflavonoids. Herbs Used to Treat Diabetes mellitus in Chinese Traditional Medicine. Plant Natural Products and Diabetes - Biochemical Pharmacology and Prospects. Plant Sweetneners for Diabetics. Pharmacological Validation of Antidiabetic Phytomedicines of Arid Rajasthan, India. Phyllanthus fraternus Webster Syn. P. niruri Auct. non. Linn. (Euphorbiaceae). Some Non-Conventional Potential Vegetative Resources for Essential Oils. Study of Essential Oil Composition of Aromatic Plants from Argentina. Essential Oils and other Control Techniques Against Stored Product Insects. Inhibition of Different Nosocomial Microorganisms by the Essential Oil of Senecio graveolens. Application and Screening of Antimicrobial Substances from Plants. Preliminary Studies on the Antimicrobial Activities of the Latex of Jatropha curcas Linn (Family Euphorbiaceae). Potential Antifilarial Medicinal Plants. Some Potential Herbs for AIDS. ,Xanthone Compounds in some Gentianaceae Species Growing in Serbia and Montenegro. Gum -- Arabic : Past, Present and Future. Edible Wild Plants. Jatropha curcas: Most Potential but Neglected Plant. Croton cajucara as an Alternative to Traditional Medicine in a Modern Health System. Medicinal Utilities of Mulberry and Non-Mulberry Food Plants of the Silkworm.
Page No. 511
Author's Name J.N. Govil, V.K. Singh and D.K. Majumdar
Publisher Studium Press LLC
Year Of Publication 2003
ISBN 10 1-930813-13-9
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book size(hei) 9.5
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