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Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants: Recent Advances in Botany, Horticulture, and Pharmacology, Volu

Recent Advances in Botany, Horticulture, and Pharmacology, Volume 3

James E Simon, Lyle E Craker
Publication Date:
November 01, 1996
Content Details:
220 pages

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    This volume is the third in a series devoted to the review and summary of scientifc information related to the botany, horticulture, and pharmacology of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants. A selected group of subject areas is presented to provide the reader with an introduction to the study of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants of the world and to serve as a authoritative reference on the recent advances in research connected with the culture, physiology, biochemistry, and biological activity of these plants. Those desiring specific details or general information related to aspects of crop production, ecology, chemistry, pharmacology, and medical application of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants will find this volume especially useful.
  • Contents

    Contents Culinary Herbs and Spices of Finland
    • Pharmacokinetics of Polyphenolic Compounds
    • The Biochemical Basis of the Hypoglycemic Effects of Some Plant Extracts
    • Advances in the Agronomy and Production of Turmeric in India
    • Plant Flavonoid Effects of Mamalian Cell Systems
    • Clinical Applications of Centella asiatica (in ital) (L.) Urb.
    • An Ecological Approach to Medicinal Plant Introduction
    • Index