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Magnolia: The Genus Magnolia

Series: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Industrial Profiles Volume: 28

By: Satyajit D Sarker and Yuji Maruyama

187 pages, Figs, tabs

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #143643 | ISBN: 0415284945
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About this book

Covers such areas as phytochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, quality control and commercial significance.

'This book is so good a compilation of the current knowledge concerning the health related information on the genus Magnolia that it is simply elegant. I recommend this book for anyone who is interested in Magnolia as a therapeutic agent. Both the editors and the authors are to be commended for their intelligent and thoughtful contribution to the scientific literature. This volume could serve as a model for any of us on how to edit and write a concise reference work.' Economic Botany


Contents

Introduction - The Genus Magnolia. Traditional Medicine and Magnolia. Phytochemistry of the Genus Magnolia. Bio-activity and Pharmacological Aspects of Magnolia. Quality Control of Magnolia Bark. Distribution and Commercial Cultivation of Magnolia.

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