Medicinal Plant Research in Africa

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  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 19 June 2013
  • ISBN : 9780124059368
  • Page : 916 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The pharmacopoeias of most African countries are available and contain an impressive number of medicinal plants used for various therapeutic purposes. Many African scholars have distinguished themselves in the fields of organic chemistry, pharmacology, and pharmacognosy and other areas related to the study of plant medicinal plants. However, until now, there is no global standard book on the nature and specificity of chemicals isolated in African medicinal plants, as well as a book bringing together and discussing the main bioactive metabolites of these plants. This book explores the essence of natural substances from African medicinal plants and their pharmacological potential. In light of possible academic use, this book also scans the bulk of African medicinal plants extract having promising pharmacological activities. The book contains data of biologically active plants of Africa, plant occurring compounds and synthesis pathways of secondary metabolites. This book explores the essence of natural substances from African medicinal plants and their pharmacological potential The authors are world reknowned African Scientists.

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Medicinal Plant Research in Africa

Medicinal Plant Research in Africa
  • Author : Victor Kuete
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-06-19
  • ISBN : 9780124059368
GET THIS BOOKMedicinal Plant Research in Africa

The pharmacopoeias of most African countries are available and contain an impressive number of medicinal plants used for various therapeutic purposes. Many African scholars have distinguished themselves in the fields of organic chemistry, pharmacology, and pharmacognosy and other areas related to the study of plant medicinal plants. However, until now, there is no global standard book on the nature and specificity of chemicals isolated in African medicinal plants, as well as a book bringing together and discussing the main bioactive

Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub-Saharan Africa

Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author : Namrita Lall
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-07
  • ISBN : 9780128168219
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Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub-Saharan Africa: Plants with Therapeutic Potential for Human Health examines a comprehensive selection of rarely explored plants that have been underestimated for their therapeutic value. The book contains monographs of medicinal plants, outlining their botanical description, geographical distribution, ethnobotanical usage, chemical constituents, sample and standard preparations and methods, and pharmacological properties. With expert contributors from South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Cameroon and Nigeria, and the compilation of ethnobotanical, taxonomic and pharmacologic information for each species, this book

Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants

Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants
  • Author : Victor Kuete
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-05-30
  • ISBN : 9780128004753
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Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants provides a detailed overview of toxicological studies relating to traditionally used medicinal plants in Africa, with special emphasis on the methodologies and tools used for data collection and interpretation. The book considers the physical parameters of these plants and their effect upon various areas of the body and human health, including chapters dedicated to genotoxicity, hepatotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, cardiotoxicity, neurotoxicity, and specific organs and systems. Following this discussion of the effects of medicinal plants is

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World - Africa Volume 3

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World - Africa Volume 3
  • Author : Mohamed Neffati,Hanen Najjaa,Ákos Máthé
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-07
  • ISBN : 9789402411201
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This volume in the series is devoted to Africa, a continent that possesses a vast treasure of medicinal plants and has produced some exclusive materials for the world market. This volume is expected to strengthen the medicinal plant sector in African countries by making comprehensive information on medicinal and aromatic plants available to policy-makers and entrepreneurs. It can be used to frame effective policies and create an environment conducive to the growth of the plant-based medicine industry, bringing economic benefit

Handbook of African Medicinal Plants, Second Edition

Handbook of African Medicinal Plants, Second Edition
  • Author : Maurice M. Iwu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • ISBN : 9781466571983
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With over 50,000 distinct species in sub-Saharan Africa alone, the African continent is endowed with an enormous wealth of plant resources. While more than 25 percent of known species have been used for several centuries in traditional African medicine for the prevention and treatment of diseases, Africa remains a minor player in the global natural products market largely due to lack of practical information. This updated and expanded second edition of the Handbook of African Medicinal Plants provides a comprehensive review of

Medicinal Plants of East Africa

Medicinal Plants of East Africa
  • Author : J. O. Kokwaro
  • Publisher : University of Nairobi Press
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9789966846846
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Medicinal Plants of East Africa is a revised edition of the book first published in 1976 on herbal remedies and he traditional medical practice of East Africa. The book covers the rich diversity of plants found in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, from sea to alpine plants. East Africa also has a rich ethnic diversity and a large number of herbalists whose traditional knowledge and practices are also covered in the book. Over 1500 species are described and for the first time over 200

Bitter Roots

Bitter Roots
  • Author : Abena Dove Osseo-Asare
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-13
  • ISBN : 9780226086163
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For over a century, plant specialists worldwide have sought to transform healing plants in African countries into pharmaceuticals. And for equally as long, conflicts over these medicinal plants have endured, from stolen recipes and toxic tonics to unfulfilled promises of laboratory equipment and usurped personal patents. In Bitter Roots, Abena Dove Osseo-Asare draws on publicly available records and extensive interviews with scientists and healers in Ghana, Madagascar, and South Africa to interpret how African scientists and healers, rural communities, and

Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine in Africa

Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine in Africa
  • Author : Abayomi Sofowora
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01
  • ISBN : 0471902446
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African Herbal Pharmacopoeia

African Herbal Pharmacopoeia
  • Author : Thomas Brendler
  • Publisher : Bernan Press(PA)
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9990389098
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The African Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AfrHP) provides comprehensive, up to date botanical, commercial and phytochemical information on over fifty of the most important African medicinal plants. The technical data were made on plant samples sourced from across the continent. These monographs prepared by leading African scientists, have been reviewed by international experts. Additional data includes micro morphology of the plant material, distribution maps and TLC Chromatograms. These data are crucial for producers, collectors and traders in medicinal plants and extracts as

Ants

Ants
  • Author : Richard Jones
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-02-03
  • ISBN : 9781472964885
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'Brilliant, Fantastic and Significant' - Dr George McGavin Ants are seemingly everywhere, and this familiarity has led to some contemptuous and less than helpful stereotypes. In this compelling insight into the natural and cultural history of ants, Richard Jones helps to unravel some of the myths and misunderstanding surrounding their remarkable behaviours. Ant aggregations in large (often mind-bogglingly huge) nests are a complex mix of genetics, chemistry, geography and higher social interaction. Their forage trails – usually to aphid colonies but

Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being

Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being
  • Author : Namrita Lall
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-27
  • ISBN : 9780128124765
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Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being discusses, in depth, the use of South African plants to treat a variety of ailments, including tuberculosis, cancer, periodontal diseases, acne, postmacular hypomelanosis, and more. Plants were selected on the basis of their traditional use, and the book details the scientific evidence that supports their pharmacological and therapeutic potential to safely and effectively treat each disease. Thus, this book is a valuable resource for all researchers, students and professors involved in advancing global

Medicinal Plants of the World

Medicinal Plants of the World
  • Author : Ben-Erik Van Wyk,Michael Wink
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 9812329331
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Medicinal Plants of the World is a fully illustrated, comprehensive and scientifically accurate guide to the best-known and most important medicinal plants, and their uses, It includes plants of special commercial as well as historical interest. Features: More than 320 medicinal plants and their close relatives are described. Each entry gives a short description of the plant, the geographical origin, therapeutic category, uses and properties, preparation and dosage, active ingredients and pharmacological effects. More than 800 excellent full-colour photographs assist in the

Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa

Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa
  • Author : Victor Kuete
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-14
  • ISBN : 9780128094419
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Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa: Therapeutic Potential against Metabolic, Inflammatory, Infectious and Systemic Diseases provides a detailed look at medicinal spices and vegetables that have proven safe-and-effective for consumption and the treatment of diseases, including infectious diseases, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. It provides pharmacological evidence, such as the latest information related to efficacy and safety data, in vitro and in vivo studies, clinical trials, and more, to illustrate the use of these spices and vegetables as both palliative and

The Medicinal Plant Industry

The Medicinal Plant Industry
  • Author : R. O. B. Wijesekera
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-12
  • ISBN : 9781351409858
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As the medicinal plant industry blooms into a billion dollar business, it reaches beyond collection, propagation, harvesting and sale of crude vegetal drugs into product formulation, packaging and dispensing of sophisticated phyto-pharmaceuticals and herbal preparations. The scientific study of these medicines and the systematic uplifting of the industry to preserve the ancient and serve the modern, is now a global challenge. The Medicinal Plant Industry puts together the various facets of this multi-disciplinary industry and its global interest. It discusses

African Natural Plant Products

African Natural Plant Products
  • Author : Chi-Tang Ho
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release Date : 2010-02-18
  • ISBN : 0841269874
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This book provides an excellent opportunity to delve into the current and future contributions that African plants can and will continue to make both internal to Africa and on the global stage.