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A Guide to Medicinal Plants An Illustrated, Scientific and Medicinal Approach

By: Hwee-Ling Koh, Chay-Hoon Tan and Tung-Kian Chua
250 pages, illustrations
A Guide to Medicinal Plants
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This book presents up-to-date information on a total of 75 native and non-native medicinal plants growing in Singapore. Comprehensive and useful information from the published literature - including plant descriptions and origins, traditional medicinal uses, phytoconstituents, pharmacological activities, adverse reactions, toxicities, and reported drug-herb interactions - is presented in an easy-to-read manner for easy and quick reference. There is no minimum level of knowledge required to read this book, and botanical and medical glossaries are also provided for readers' convenience.

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Latin Binomial Names; Common Names; Descriptions; Origin; Phytoconstituents; Traditional Medicinal Uses; Pharmacological Activities; Dosage; Adverse Reactions; Contraindications; Drug-Herb Interactions; Botanical Glossary; Medical Glossary.

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By: Hwee-Ling Koh, Chay-Hoon Tan and Tung-Kian Chua
250 pages, illustrations
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