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Therapeutic Medicinal Plants: From Lab to the Market

By: Marta CT Duarte(Author), Mahendra Rai(Author)

400 pages, 20 b/w illustrations

Apple Academic Press

Hardback | Nov 2015 | #223206 | ISBN-13: 9781482254037
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Medicinal plants have been used in the prevention, diagnosis, and elimination of diseases based on the practical experience of thousands of years. There is a pressing need to initiate and transform laboratory research into fruitful formulations leading to the development of newer products for the cure of diseases such as AIDS, cancer, and hepatitis, as well as coping with multi-drug resistance problems. Therapeutic Medicinal Plants: From Lab to the Market presents recent developments in the research on medicinal plants for different diseases, formulation of products, and market strategy.


- Ethnomedicinal plants: From traditions to products
- Mexican Traditional Medicine: Traditions of yesterday and phytomedicines of tomorrow
- Centella asiatica: from ethnomedicinal uses to possibility of new drug discovery
- Melissa officinalis: overview of pharmacological and clinical evidence of the plant and marketed products in Spain
- Saffron crocus (Crocus sativus). From cooking to medicine
- Clinical trials of traditional therapeutic herbs before marketing - current status and future perspectives
- Opportunities and limitations in medicinal plants' markets and research in developing countries: Lebanon as a case study
- Mutagenicity and cytotoxicity assays of medicinal plants: first step for drug development
- Euphorbia hirta and E. thymilalia: traditional uses and diversity regarding phytochemical and genetic profiling
- Aromatic plants and essential oils as health products
- Pseudoxandra sc!erocarpa: colombian medicinal plant with marketable products
- Medicinal plants from Brazilian popular folk and its potential as antimicrobials
- Techniques of determining antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants
- How to improve properties and qualities of plant extracts and their derivatives using pharmacotechnical technology approach
- Cultivation and utilization of medicinal plants for development of products
- Bioactivities of medicinal plants and product development
- Anti-Cancer properties of medicinal plants
- Conservation Strategies of medicinal plants of Brazil
- Anti-inflammatory properties of Berberis alkaloids
- Essential oils and their products as antimicrobial agents: Progress and prospects
- Some Latin American species promising for the cosmetic, perfume and flavor industries
- Therapeutic potential of products based on polyphenols from wine grapes

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