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A Guide to Medicinal Plants of Asian Origin and Culture

By: Usha R Palaniswamy

208 pages, Col illus

CPL Press

Compact Disc | Dec 2003 | #145834 | ISBN: 1872691730
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About this book

Provides a wealth of up-to-date information about the uses, history, botany and pharmaceutical properties of more than 100 medicinal plants of Asian origin and culture. It explores the way in which these plants have been used for many hundreds (and in some cases, thousands of years) by Indian, Chinese and other cultures. The book also details the specific phytochemicals that may be responsible for the observed medicinal activities.


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