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Author Van Wyk, Ben-Erik, author.

Title Medicinal plants of the world : an illustrated scientific guide to important medicinal plants and their uses / Ben-Erik van Wyk, Michael Wink.

Publication Info. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  615.321 VAN WYK    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description 520 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-487) and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Medicine systems of the world -- Plant parts used -- Dosage forms -- Use of medicinal plant products -- Active ingredients -- Quality control and safety -- Efficacy of medicinal plant products -- Regulation of herbal remedies and phytomedicines -- The plants in alphabetical order -- Health disorders and medicinal plants -- Overview of secondary metabolites and their effects -- Quick guide to commercialised medicinal plants.
Subject Medicinal plants.
Materia medica, Vegetable.
Plants, Medicinal.
Phytotherapy -- methods.
Materia medica, Vegetable. (OCoLC)fst01011725
Medicinal plants. (OCoLC)fst01014866
Added Author Wink, Michael, author.
C.A.B. International, issuing body.
ISBN 9781786393258 (CABI)
1786393255 (CABI)
9781920217525 (Briza)
1920217525 (Briza)
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