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Author Ross, Ivan A.

Title Medicinal plants of the world : chemical constituents, traditional, and modern medicinal uses / by Ivan A. Ross.

Imprint Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©1999-<c2005>

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Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Pharmacy Library  PHARM QV 766 R824M 1999-  V.1    In-Library Use Only
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Pharmacy Library  PHARM QV 766 R824M 1999-  V.2    In-Library Use Only
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Pharmacy Library  PHARM QV 766 R824M 1999-  V.3    In-Library Use Only
Description volumes <1-3> : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Form Also available as an electronic book via the World Wide Web to institutions affiliated with netLibrary, Inc.
Contents [Volume 1.] Ch. 1. Nomenclature and descriptive terminology -- Ch. 2. Abrus precatorius -- Ch. 3. Allium sativum -- Ch. 4. Aloe vera -- Ch. 5. Annona muricata -- Ch. 6. Carica papaya -- Ch. 7. Cassia alata -- Ch. 8. Catharanthus roseus -- Ch. 9. Cymbopogon citratus -- Ch. 10. Cyperus rotundus -- Ch. 11. Curcuma longa -- Ch. 12. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis -- Ch. 13. Hibiscus sabdariffa -- Ch. 14. Jatropha curcas -- Ch. 15. Lantana camara -- Ch. 16. Macuna pruriens -- Ch. 17. Mangifera indica -- Ch. 18. Manihot esculenta -- Ch. 19. Momordica charantia -- Ch. 20. Moringa pterygosperma -- Ch. 21. Persea americana -- Ch. 22. Phyllanthus niruri -- Ch. 23. Portulaca oleracea -- Ch. 24. Psidium guajava -- Ch. 25. Punica granatum -- Ch. 26. Syzygium cumini -- Ch. 27. Tamarindus indica.
Volume 2. Ch. 1. Allium cepa -- Ch. 2. Althaea officinalis -- Ch. 3. Anacardium occidentale -- Ch. 4. Ananas comosus -- ch. 5. Angelica sinensis -- Ch. 6. Azadirachta indica -- Ch. 7. Echinacea angustifolia -- Ch. 8. Ephedra sinica -- Ch. 9. Eucalyptus globulus -- Ch. 10. Ginkgo biloba -- Ch. 11. Glycyrrhiza clabra -- Ch. 12. Hypericum perforatum -- Ch. 13. Laurus nobilis -- Ch. 14. Lycopersicon esculentum -- Ch. 15. Matricaria chamomilla -- Ch. 16. Morinda citrifolia -- Ch. 17. Musa sapientum -- Ch. 18. Myristica fragrans -- Ch. 19. Nelumbo nucifera -- Ch. 20. Pimpinella anisum -- Ch. 21. Ricinus communis -- Ch. 22. Tanacetum parthenium -- Ch. 23. Tribulus terrestris -- Ch. 24. Vitex agnus-castus.
Summary "In this compendium of information on herbal medicine, Medicinal Plants of the World, Ivan A. Ross comprehensively documents the medicinal value of twenty-seven major plant species widely used around the world in medicinal formulations. The book's exhaustive summary of available scientific data for each plant provides detailed information on how the plant is used in different countries, describing its traditional therapeutic applications and what is known from its use in clinical trials. Additional material presented includes a botanical description with a color photo of each plant for identification, the common names used for the plant throughout the world, and a listing of the plant's known chemical constituents. A comprehensive bibliography of over 1500 references illuminates the literature available from a wide range of disciplines." "Medicinal Plants of the World offers an unprecedented collection of vital scientific information for pharmacologists, herbal medicine practitioners, drug developers, phytochemists, medicinal chemists, phytologists, toxicologists, and researchers who want to explore the use of plant materials for medicinal and related purposes."--Jacket.
"Continuing in the tradition of the widely acclaimed first volume of Medicinal Plants of the World, Ivan A. Ross now comprehensively documents in Volume 2 the medicinal value of another twenty-four major plant species widely used around the world in medical formulations. His exhaustive summary of available scientific data for each plant provides detailed information on how the plant is used in different countries, describing its traditional therapeutic applications and what is known from its use in clinical trials. Additional material presented includes a botanical description with a color photo of each plant for identification, the common names used for the plant throughout the world, and a listing of the plant's known chemical constituents. A comprehensive bibliography cites the literature available from a wide range of disciplines. [This volume] offers an unprecedented collection of vital scientific information for pharmacologists, herbal medicine practitioners, drug developers, phytochemists, medicinal chemists, phytologists, toxicologists, and researchers who want to explore the use of plant materials for medicinal and related purposes. Its wealth of significant facts will reveal little-known information about these plants and open application horizons for the many novel drugs and drug candidates found in them."--Back cover.
Subject Medicinal plants -- Encyclopedias.
Plants, Medicinal -- Encyclopedias -- English.
Tıbbi bitkiler -- Ansiklopediler.
Plantes médicinales -- Encyclopédies comme sujet.
Medicinal plants. (OCoLC)fst01014866
Geneeskrachtige planten.
Scheikundige samenstelling.
Toepassingen.
Plantes médicinales -- Composition -- Encyclopédies.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias. (OCoLC)fst01423798
Reference works.
Other Form: Online version: Ross, Ivan A. Medicinal plants of the world. Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©1999-<c2005> (OCoLC)595657210
Online version: Ross, Ivan A. Medicinal plants of the world. Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©1999-<c2005> (OCoLC)607066140
ISBN 0585224021 (electronic bk.)
9780585224022 (electronic bk.)
0896035425 (v. 1: alkaline paper)
9780896035423 (v. 1: alkaline paper)
0896038777 (v. 2: alkaline paper)
9780896038776 (v. 2: alkaline paper)
9781588291295 (v. 3: alkaline paper)
1588291294 (v. 3: alkaline paper)
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