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Thyme: The Genus Thymus

Series: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Industrial Profiles Volume: 24

Edited By: Elisabeth Stahl-Biskup and Francisco Saez

330 pages, Figs, tabs

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #143642 | ISBN: 0415284880
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NHBS Price: £102.00 $129/€121 approx

About this book

Covers all aspects of the taxonomy, botany, cultivation, chemistry, pharmacology and uses of the 350 species which belong to this genus.


Contents

The History, Botany, and Taxonomy of the Genus Thymus. Population Structure and the Spatial Dynamics of Genetic Polymorphism in Thyme. Essential Oil Chemistry of the Genus Thymus - A Global View. Essential Oil Polymorphism in the Genus Thymus. Flavonoids and Further Polyphenols in the Genus Thymus. Field Culture, In Vitro Culture and Selections of Thymus. Harvesting and Post-harvest Handling in the Genus Thymus. Thyme - Processing of Raw Plant Material. The Genus Thymus as a Source of Commercial Products. The Medicinal and Non-medicinal Uses of Thyme. Thyme as a Herbal Drug - Pharmacopoeias and Other Product Characteristics.

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