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Medicinal Plant Reference from C.H.I.P.S.

Medicinal Plants:
Culture, Utilization and Phytopharmacology
by Thomas S. C. Li

More than 500 pages of easy to access information in one convenient volume!

  • Covers more than 400 plant species
  • User-friendly, broad base of information on medicinal plants and their uses

Three indexes for quick cross reference:

  • Common name/scientific name
  • Essential oils and their derivation
  • Active ingredients and their sources

Easy-to-use tabular format includes:

  • Active ingredients and major constituents
  • Uses and value-added products
  • Cultivation
  • Toxicity

Medicinal Plants: Culture, Utilization and Phytopharmacology covers over 400 species. Each chapter gathers valuable information from a wide variety of sources, and supplies it to the user in convenient table format, arranged alphabetically by scientific name, followed by the common name.

Data topics include: major constituents (active ingredients) and medicinal values of plants; toxicity or hazardous components; essential oils; value-added products and possible uses; cultivation and harvesting; diseases and insects found in medicinal plants.

This book, by the author of Chinese and Related North American Herbs focuses on medicinal plants.

Contents

  1. Major constituents and medicinal values
  2. Toxicity of medicinal plants
  3. Essential oil and its fractions of medicinal plants
  4. Value-added products and possible usage derived from medicinal plants
  5. Cultivation and harvesting
  6. Major diseases and insects found in medicinal plants
Appendices
  • Major constituents and their source
  • Essential oil and their source
  • List of common and scientific names
Index

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Medicinal Plants:
Culture, Utilization and Phytopharmacology

by Thomas S.C. Li
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