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Plant, Health and Man - Past, Present and Future


Edited By: Yu Shyun Chang, Mazura Pisar and Nik Musa'adah Mustapha

343 pages, illustrations

Forest Research Institute Malaysia

Paperback | Dec 2009 | #195816 | ISBN-13: 9789675221026
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This book contains the proceedings of a conference on medicinal and aromatic plants, held in September 2006 in Malaysia. The use of herbal remedies is blooming and there is a bright future for the industry of herbal medicine. The seminar is designed to increase awareness and transfer potential research findings among researchers, academicians, private sectors, entrepreneurs and policy makers towards a greater concerted effort for the advancement of herbal research and industry. Discussion topics cover issues pertaining to ethnobotany, conservation, cultivation, research and development, business potentials and opportunities, standardisation, quality control and legislation. This seminar is not limited to the discussion on plants alone but also includes seaweeds, bacteria, fungi and any other natural products that are able to promote health and well-being of mankind.

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