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Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants, Volume 21: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values III

Series: Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume: 21

By: JN Govil (Editor), VK Singh (Editor)

Studium Press

Hardback | Jan 2008 | #204132 | ISBN-13: 9781933699110
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Plants are a tremendous source for the discovery of new products of medicinal values for drug development. Several distinct chemicals derived from plants are important drugs currently used in different parts of the world. Many of the drugs sold today are simple synthetic modifications or copies of the naturally obtained substances.

The present volume presents the role of plant compounds in the etiology of human diseases. Antimicrobial, antiviral, antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory and antitumour properties have been attributed to many compounds isolated from plants. Current interest in flavonoids have shown to possess a variety of biological and pharmacological activities in organisms. The results reported from Loranthus micranthus, Mucuna pruriens, Tithonia dirersifolia, Aloe, Vernonia amygdalina, and Thespesia populnea provides strong evidence for the anti-diabetic properties and related complications. Besides, the volume presents the efficacy of common herbs with respect to its therapeutic status in the diseases of Liver, Renal, Urinary Tract Infection, Alzheimer’s, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Cancer, Cardiovascular.


- Genus Baccharis (Asteraceae): A Review of Chemical and Pharmacological Studies (BRAZIL)
- Hypericum perforatum Ethnobotanic, Pharmacology and Reproductive Toxicology (BRAZIL)
- Quercetin - Mechanisms of Anti- and Prooxidant Activities (BRAZIL)
- Essential Oils: Their role in Antimicrobial Activities and Aromatherapy an Overview (INDIA)
- Antioxidant and Xanthine oxidase Inhibitory Activities of Plants Species from the Argentine Puna Flavonoids and their Potential Health Benefits: Relation to Heart Diseases and Cancer (SLOVAK REPUBLIC)
- Bioassay-Guided Isolation-Targeted Studies on the Crude Methanol Extract and Fractions of the Leaves of Loranthus micranthus Linn Parasitic on Azardirachta indica (NIGERIA)
- Toxicity and in vivo Antioxidant Effect of Orthosiphou stamineus Leaf Extracts in Rats (MALAYSIA)
- Apiaceae Species: A Promising Sources of Pharmacologically Active Compounds (SERBIA)
- Superoxide Scavenging Capacities of Wheat Genotypes Grown in Different Environments (CANADA)
- The Oligosaccaridic Component of Mucuna pruriens Seeds: Purification and Identification of Some Insulin Surrogates (ITALY)
- In vitro Anti Oxidant Activity of Moringa pterygosperma (Gaertn.) Leaves (INDIA)
- Evaluation of the Inhibitory Effects of ß-carotene on Lipoxygenase by Mechanistic Aspects (TURKEY)
- Synergism Between Natural Products. Are Two Better Than One (ARGENTINA)
- Protective Effects of Palm Oil-Derived Tocotrienols in Osteoporosis (MALAYSIA)
- Cardiovascular Effects of trans- and cis- resveratrol (SPAIN)
- Chromatographic and Antidiabetic Studies on Methanolic Extract of Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl. Gray) (Asteraceae) Seeds (NIGERIA)
- Azadirachta indica Prevents Chemical Induced Genotoxicity and Carcinogenesis (INDIA)
- Herbal Treatments for Renal Diseases (GERMANY)
- Herbal Remedies for Liver Diseases (INDIA)
- Herbal Drugs in the Treatment of the Urinary Tract Diseases (POLAND)
- Role of Bioactive Natural Compounds in Cancer Control (USA)
- Antioxidant and Hepatoprotective Activities of Rrhododendron arboretum Sm Leaf (INDIA)
- Ginkgo biloba in Alzheimer’s Disease: Bilobalide as an Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor, Evaluation of Anthelmintic Activity of Rungia pectinata (Linn)Nees (INDIA)
- Recent Advances in Medicinal Plants for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis (INDIA)
- Aloe: A Medicinal Plant for Treating Diabetes (SOUTH AFRICA)
- Aqueous Extract of Vernonia amygdalina Leaves: Effects on Blood Glucose and Serum Lipid Profile of Alloxan-induced Diabetic Wistar Rats (NIGERIA)
- Effect of Simulated Acid Rain on Explant Germination in Mentha piperita L. (Peppermint) (INDIA)
- Regulation of Oxidative Burst in Neutrophils by Silybin and Its Derivatives After Phorbolester Stimulation (Hungary)
- Anti-diabetic and Hypoglycemic Activities of Flower Extracts of Thespesia populnea (Linn) in Rats (INDIA)
- ADDYZOA - A Herbomineral Formulation for Oligoasthenospermia (INDIA)
- IMUPSORA- A Herbal Formulation for the Management of Psoriasis (INDIA)

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