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Series: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Industrial Profiles Volume: 18

Edited By: Colin W Wright

344 pages, Bw photos, figs, tabs

Gordon & Breach

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #122613 | ISBN: 0415272122
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Provides a comprehensive introduction to the genus Artemisia.


Introduction to the Genus. Analysis and Quality Control of Commercial Artemisia Species. Artemisia absinthium. Artemisia dracunculus. Artemisia herba-alba. Ethnobotany, Phytochemistry and Biological/Pharmacological Activities of Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. Mexicana (Estafiate). Artemisia pallens. Artemisia vulgaris. Artemisia Species in Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Discovery of Artemisinin. Cultivation of Artemisia annua L. Variation and Heritability of Artemisinin Content in Artemisia annua L. Phytochemistry of Artemisia annua and the Development of Artemisinin-Derived Antimalarial Agents. The Mode of Action of Artemisinin and its Derivatives. The Clinical Use of Artemisinin and its Derivatives in the Treatment of Malaria. Regulation of the Quality and Use of Artemisinin and its Derivatives.

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