Author: Amritpal SinghPublisher: Chaukhambha OrientaliaYear: 2005Language: EnglishPages: 222ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A
In the commercial market, medicinal herbs are used as raw drugs, extracts or tinctures. For the last few decades, herbal medicine has been making rapid progress and herbal products are becoming popular. Owing to growing demand of herbals, the need of the hour is to intensify research in the field of medicinal herbs and to get authentical information on the subject. This books is an attempt in this direction. The book starts with chapter on drugs obtained algal ibource. This is followed by chapters on drugs obtained from fungi, lichens, pteridophytes, gymnosperms and angiosperms. Chemical structures of the plant constituents is the main feature of the book as scientist are more interested in chemical aspects of herbal medicine. Medical and herbal terminology has been included to make the concept clearer.
AlgaeFungiLichensPeridophytesGymnospermsAngispermsMedical and herbal terminologyReferences.