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The Constituents of Medicinal Plants: An Introduction to the Chemistry and Therapeutics of Herbal Medicine

By: A Pengelly

184 pages, Figs

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #144538 | ISBN: 0851998070
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Provides an introduction to the complex area of plant constituents and the therapeutic activities associated with them.


Introduction to phytochemistry Phenols Polyphenols - tannins and flavonoids Glycosides Terpenes Triterpenoids and saponins Essential oils and resins Fixed oils and alkamides Polysaccharides Alkaloids

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