Books  Botany  Economic Botany & Ethnobotany 

Compendia of World's Medicinal Flora

By: Amritpal Singh

348 pages, tables

Science Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #160995 | ISBN: 157808430X
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £44.99 $59/€51 approx

About this book

Alternative systems of medicine (Ayurveda, Siddha, Homoepathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medcila Herbalism) utilizes medicinal plants for formulations. The present work is aimed at documentation of chemical composition, medicinal use and modern investigative work on medicinal plants. As the name of the title suggests, the work includes rare medicinal plants used globally in medicine.

As research is being done on medicinal plants, more and more phytochemicals are being discovered. On basis of this, traditional uses of medicinal plants are being confirmed. The work will be a valuable guide for practitioners of alternative systems of medicine. It will be useful for phytochemists, ethnobotanists and herbal pharmacists who will find unique data about less documented medicinal plants.


Part A; * Introduction to Herbal Medicine; * Herbal Pharmacy; * Phytochemicals; Part B; * Medicinal Algae (Sea weeds); * Medicinal Fungi (Slime moulds, yeasts and mushrooms); * Medicinal Lichens; * Medicinal Bryophytes (Liverworts and mosses); * Medicinal Pteridophytes (Ferns); * Medicinal Gymnosperms; * Medicinal Angiosperms; References; Appendix.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!

Bestsellers in this subject

World Guide to Tropical Drift Seeds and Fruits

NHBS Price: £29.50 $39/€33 approx

Weeds: The Story of Outlaw Plants

NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx

Plants: Healers and Killers

NHBS Price: £14.99 $20/€17 approx

Medicinal Plants of the World

NHBS Price: £29.99 $39/€34 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194