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Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants, Volume 22: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values IV

Series: Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume: 22

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

Studium Press

Hardback | Jan 2008 | #204134 | ISBN-13: 9781933699127
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Medicinal plants have played an important role throughout the world in treating and preventing human diseases. The subject matter of the present volume provides a basis for such therapeutic values and chemical constituents. The article on Honey bee products and their phenolic compounds reviews the relationship between flavonoids present in the products and plants and diabetes based on various in vivo and in vitro studies. Other bioactives from plants that induces antidiabetic activity, have also been included in four chapters of the volume. Advances in chemical and pharmacological evaluation of Emblica officinalis occurred in the recent past, are very well documented. Novel therapeutic actions have been reported from Woodfordia fruticosa, bryophytes, Spirulina and Terminalia chebula. Three chapters focus on the types of chemical compounds found in anti-inflammtry phytomedicines. Besides, the beneficial effects of some active constituents and mechanisms of action of popular phytotherapeutic products used in the prevention or/treatment of hypocholesterolemic/anti-atherosclerosis, antihypertensive, hepatoprotective, memory enhancing, Urinary tract disorders, anti-diarrhoeal are presented. The volume will be useful for all those scientists and researchers in the areas of phytochemistry, pharmacology and allied disciplines working in the development of new drugs from natural sources.


- An Ethnoveterinary Survey and the Antibacterial Activity of Some Plants in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa (SOUTH AFRICA)
- Bryophytes, a Source of Bioactive and New Compounds (SERBIA)
- Anti-inflammatory Potential of ß-Sitosterol on Acute and Chronic Inflammation Models (INDIA)
- Hepatoprotective Drugs from Plants (INDIA)
- Crataegus tanacetifolia: A Medicinal Plant from Turkey (TURKEY)
- A Review on Therapeutic Plants Possessing Hypocholesterolemic/Antiatherosclerosis Activity (INDIA)
- Studies on the Effects of the Aqueous Extract of the Leaves of Vernonia amygdalina in Rats (SOUTH AFRICA, NIGERIA)
- Spirulina A Blue-green Alga with Novel Therapeutic Actions (USA)
- The Effect of Crude Root Extract of Rauwolfia vomitoria on Learning and Memory in Mice (NIGERIA)
- Hepatoprotective Activity of Fruits of Balanites roxburghii Against Paracetamol and CCl4 Induced Hepatic Lesions in Rats (INDIA)
- Hypoglycaemic and Hypolipidaemic Effect of Zingiber officinale on Normal and Diabetic Rats (INDIA)
- Mechanism of Action of Medicinal Plants Towards Diabetes Mellitus A Review (INDIA)
- Anti-inflammatory Medicinal Plants: New Insights and Research Techniques (SOUTH AFRICA)
- Emblica officinalis: A Mechanistic Understanding of the Traditional Medicinal Attributes (INDIA)
- Antihyperglycemic Agents from Plants (MEXICO)
- Contribution of Woodfordia fruticosa Flowers in Asavas and Arishtas: A Review (INDIA)
- Herbs as Potent Hypoglycemic Agents: Retrospect and Prospects (INDIA)
- Radiotracer Techniques in the Investigation of Metabolism of Medicinal Plants (TURKEY)
- Natural Products in the Prevention and Treatment of Urinary Tract Disorders (TURKEY)
- Honey Bee Products and Their Polyphenolic Compounds in Treatment of Diabetes (CROATIA)
- Antihypertensive Properties of Plant-Derived Inhibitors of Angiotensin I-Converting Enzyme Activity: A Review (CANADA)
- Anti-diarrhoeal Potential of Unripe Fruit Extracts of Ficus glomerata Roxb (INDIA)
- Anti-inflammatory Effects of Triterpenoids from Alchornea cordifolia Leaves (NIGERIA)
- Antimicrobial and Phytochemical Analysis of Black Myrobalan (Fruit of Terminalia chebula Retz) Extracts Against Multi Drug-resistant Common Bacterial Pathogens (INDIA)
- A Pharmacognostical Study on Euphorbia hirta (INDIA)
- PIGMENTO A Polyherbal Preparation for Vitiligo (INDIA)
- TAKZEMA - An Ayurvedic Formulation for Eczema Management (INDIA)

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