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Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants, Volume 41: Analytical and Processing Techniques

By: JN Govil(Editor), Manohar Pathak(Editor), MS Swaminathan(Foreword By), Jitendra Sharma(Foreword By)
475 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Studium Press
Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants, Volume 41: Analytical and Processing Techniques
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Language: English

About 80% of the population of many developing countries still use traditional medicines for their health care. These are still produced using age old methods which can affect their quality, stability and efficacy. The study of secondary metabolites, nucleus of medicinal plants, involves many steps like extractions from raw material, purification of extract to remove unwanted material/ compound and separation by thin layer chromatography. Analysis and quantification of isolated products, its chemical constituents and physico-chemical properties are also determined. This volume describes the possibilities of value addition, processing techniques to extract target compounds from given residues and latest analytical methods based on cutting-edge technology for identifying the components then performing individual separation, if required. Simple and complex methods and their scope are discussed together with examples of their use in order to show the field of application, its advantage and limitations of them and opening a door to their correct use and possibility of innovating for a better achievement. Simultaneously, since the control of quality of the raw materials, finished products and of process in herbal medicine is an absolute necessity, an attempt has also been made to enlighten stake holders on the dire need to establish quality standards at each and every stage. The importance of this volume in medicinal herbs industry and in chemical analysis laboratories worldwide has been indicated by describing faster, less toxic and more environmentally sustainable analytical and processing technologies. This special volume contains 25 chapters authored by 82 contributors, spread over 13 countries across the globe i.e., Austria, Canada, China, Cyprus, India, Japan, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, UAE and USA have been designed for professionals of interdisciplinary health sciences, food technology, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacognosy, pharmacology, agriculture, botany, medicine, therapeutics, traditional medicine, complementary and alternative medicine, aromatherapy, herbalism, medical and public health sciences, health care professionals of other various disciplines, policy-makers and marketing and economic strategists. It is addressed to undergraduate, post-graduates, teachers and researchers.

Contents

- Chemometric Approach in Medicinal Plants and Their Products - A Review
- Analytical Techniques for the Chemical Standardization of Medicinal Plants
- Advance Extraction – Analytical Methods for Preparation and Analysis of Bioactive Plant Extracts
- Thermal and Micro Structural Analyses and Physical-Biochemical Characterization of Freeze-Dried Aloe vera L.
- Analytical Techniques to Study Minor Compounds in Vegetable Oils
- Emerging Green Technologies for the Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Medicinal Plants
- Determinations of Phytochemicals in Nutraceutical Products by Chromatographic Techniques Coupled to Mass Spectrometry
- Recent Advances in Microencapsulation of Bioactive Compounds
- Analyses of Organic Compounds in Different Biological Matrices Using Modern Chromatographic Techniques
- Extraction, Separation and Identification/Quantization of Valuable Compounds from Agrofood Materials
- Green Extraction and Processing of Medicinal Plants Using Electro-Technology
- Advanced Analytical Techniques for the Isolation of Phenolic Compounds in Medicinal Plants
- Analytical and Processing Technologies for Medicinal Plants
- HPTLC as a Tool for Standardizing Drugs from Medicinal Plants
- HPLC-SPE-NMR Based Approaches for Medicinal Plants Analysis
- Plant Phenolics: A Review on Modern Extraction Techniques
- Extraction and Analysis of Phytoestrogens
- Isolation and Characterization of Constituents from Hepatoprotective Fraction of Roots of Gmelina arborea Roxb
- Standardization and Quality Control of Medicinal Plants and Herbal Medicinal Products - From Field to Firm
- Recent Advancement in Phytochemical Analysis of Herbal Medicine: An Overview
- Infrared Spectroscopic Technologies for the Quality Control of Medicinal Herbs
- Microwave and Ultrasonic Assisted Extraction for Isolation of Active Compounds from Plant
- Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Technologies for the Extraction and Analysis of Phenolic Compounds from Medicinal Herbs
- Quantitative Estimation and Seasonal Fluctuations of Some Primary and Secondary Biochemicals of Mature Leaves of Swietenia mahagoni L. (Sapindales: Meliaceae)
- Advanced Proteomic Technologies in Nutraceutical and Functional Food Research
- Subject Index

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By: JN Govil(Editor), Manohar Pathak(Editor), MS Swaminathan(Foreword By), Jitendra Sharma(Foreword By)
475 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Studium Press
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