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Medicinal Plants of Asia and the Pacific
by Christophe Wiart

Medicinal Plants of Asia and the Pacific provides comprehensive coverage of the medicinal plants of the region.

Features:

  • Provides a comprehensive view of the medicinal plants of the Asian Pacific region
  • Contains a 4 page color insert and more than 260 line drawings, black and white photographs, and chemical structures
  • Draws on personal field observations, ethnopharmacological investigations, and available published pharmacochemical evidence
  • Presents new information on the pharmacological effect of medicinal plants from Asia and the Pacific
  • Discusses the active principles in the families of plants and their uses
  • Provides examples of phenolic compounds of pharmacological value
  • Includes coverage of known traditional uses of plants as antiseptic agents, counterirritants, and antimicrobials
  • Explores possible pharmacological uses as antidepressants, anticancer agents, and antibiotics, as well as for treating high blood pressure, leukemia, and morePages

Contents

Medicinal Plants Classified in the Familiy Annonaceae

  • Fissistima lanuginosum (Hk. f. et Th.) Merr
  • Fissistigma manubriatum (Hk. f. et Th.)
  • Phaeanthus ebracteolatus (Prels) Merr

Medicinal Plants Classified in the Family Myristicaceae

  • Knema glaucescens Jack
  • Knema Globularia (Lamk.) Warb.
  • Myristica argentea Warb.
  • Myristica elliptica Wall. Ex Hook

Medicinal Plants Classified in the Family Lauraceae

  • Cinnamomun sintoc Bl
  • Beilschmiedia pahangensis Gamb.
  • Bielschmiedia tonkinensis Ridl.
  • Cryptocarya griffithiana Wight
  • Cryptocarya tomentosa Bl.
  • Litsea umbellata (Lour.) Merr

Medicinal Plants Classified in the Familiy Piperacae

  • Piper Abbreviatum Opi
  • Piper betle L.
  • Piper officinarum DC
  • Piper sarmentosum Roxb

Medicinal Plants Classified in the Family Aristolochiaceae

  • Aristolochia philippinensis Warb.

Medicinal Plants Classified in the Family Nympaceae

  • Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn
  • Nymphea Pubescens Willd
  • Nymphea stellata Willd

Medicinal Plants Classified in the Family Menispermaceae

  • Arcangelica flava (L.) Merr.
  • Limacia oblonga Hook f. & Thoms.
  • Stephania Japonica (Thunb.) Miers

Medicinal Plants Classified in the Family Polygonaceae

  • Polygonum chinense L.
  • Polygonum Minus Huds.
  • Polygonum tomentosum Willd

Medicinal Plants Classified in the Family Myrsinaceae

  • Aegiceras corniculatum Blco
  • Aridisia corolata Roxb
  • Ardisia elliptica Thunb.
  • Ardisia fuliginosa Bl.
  • Ardisia humilis Vahl
  • Ardisia lanceolata Roxb.
  • Ardisia odontophylla Wall
  • Ardisia oxyphylla Wall.
  • Ardisia pyramidalis (Cav.) Pers
  • Ardisia ridleyi King & Gamble
  • Ardisia squamulosa Presl
  • Maesa cumingii Mez
  • Maesa denticullata Mez
  • Maesa laxa Mez
  • Maesa perlarius (Lour.) Merr.
  • Maesa ramentacea (Roxb.) A.DC.
  • Maesa tetrandra A. DC

Medicinal Plants Classified in the family Ebenaceae

  • Diospyros lanceifolia Roxb
  • Diospyros malabarica (Desr.) Kostel.
  • Diospyros multiflora Blco
  • Diospyros pilosanthera Blco.
  • Diospyros sumatrana Miq.
  • Diospyros rufa King & Gamble
  • Diospyros toposioides King & Gamble

Medicinal Plants Classified in the family Bombacaceae

  • Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
  • Neesia Altissima Bl

Medicinal Plants Classified in the family Elaeocarpaceae

  • Elaeocarpus floribundus Bl.
  • Elaeocarpus obtusus Bl. sensu King

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Medicinal Plants of Asia and the Pacific
by Christophe Wiart
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