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Harmal: The Genus Peganum

Series: Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

By: Ephraim Philip Lansky(Author), Helena Maaria Paavilainen(Author)

320 pages, 250 b/w illustrations

Apple Academic Press

Hardback | Oct 2017 | #232562 | ISBN-13: 9781482249569
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NHBS Price: £121.00 $159/€137 approx

About this book

Harmal (Syrian rue, Peganum harmala and its relatives) is an important medicinal plant of the Mediterranean and Indo-Iranian areas with a rich historical tradition of its use and a number of experimental modern applications. The unique pharmacological qualities of Harmal have been researched in depth, and the plant has an impressive record of less known historical and ethnomedicinal uses, including treatment for inflammation, skin cancer and hemorrhoids. Harmal: The Genus Peganum focuses on the medicinal virtues and uses of Harmal.


Contents

- Introduction
- Traditional Medical Uses
- Chemistry
- Medical Actions of Peganum sp.
- and their components
- Future Directions for Harmal and Modern Medicine


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