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Handbook of Botanicals from C.H.I.P.S.

Botanicals:
A Phytocosmetic Desk Reference
by Frank S. D'Amelio, Sr.

Coverage includes:

  • The folkloric use of herbs and constituents
  • Forms of extracts
  • Plant identification
  • Common terminology
  • Infrared spectroscopy and gas liquid chromatography
  • General method for extracting botanical constituents
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hair care botanicals
  • Formulations

Botanicals: A Phytocosmetic Desk Reference is the first reference to approach this popularly treated topic from a scientific point of view.

It offers a clear, organized approach to plant constituents, properties, and cosmetic applications and covers the most common folkloric use of botanicals. By providing an overview of the most important botanicals in use today, this reference will be of great use to phytochemists, cosmetic chemists, herbalists, and aromatherapists.

Contents

  • Herbs-Folkloric Use and Constituents
  • Forms of Extracts
  • Plant Identification
  • Some Common Terminology
  • Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Gas Liquid Chromatography
  • Botanical Quick Reference Chart
  • Percolation Process
  • General Method for Extracting Botanical Constituents
  • Some Extraction Terminology
  • UV and Visible Spectroscopy of Botanicals
  • UV and Visible Absorption Maxima of Some Common Compound Groups
  • Tannins
  • Mucilaginous Plants
  • Decoctions
  • Infusions
  • Aromatherapy
  • A Brief Summary of the Properties of Essential Oils for Use in Aromatherapy
  • Botanical Extract Strengths
  • Thin Layer Chromatography
  • A Brief List of TLC Developing Solvent Systems
  • Methods of Identification
  • Adulteration of Drugs
  • Morphology
  • Micromorphology
  • Diagnostic Structures of Different Drug Groups
  • Microscopical Linear Measurements
  • Hair Care Botanicals
  • Oriental Herbs Used in Cosmetics
  • Formulations
  • Indian Herbs
  • Glossary
  • Marine Natural Products

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Botanicals
A Phytocosmetic Desk Reference
by Frank S. D'Amelio, Sr.

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