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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 January 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128094419
  • Page : 694 pages
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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 alternative treatments with the goal of furthering research in this area to produce safer and more effective drugs. Provides scientific evidence for the potential of medicinal spices and vegetables used in Africa to fight metabolic, inflammatory, and infectious diseases Includes a review of the latest methods used to investigate the effects of medicinal plants in the treatment of disease Offers an updated resource for students sand scientists in the fields of pharmaceutical science, pharmacognosy, complementary and alternative medicine, ethnopharmacology, phytochemistry, biochemistry, and more

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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
GET THIS BOOKMedicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa

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

Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa

Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa
  • Author : Victor Kuete
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-01
  • ISBN : 0128092866
GET THIS BOOKMedicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa

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

Culinary Herbs and Spices

Culinary Herbs and Spices
  • Author : Elizabeth I Opara,Magali Chohan
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2021-08-09
  • ISBN : 9781839163258
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Culinary herbs and spices have been recognised globally for their dietary and medicinal uses for centuries. A growing body of research is acknowledging their health-promoting properties as well as their therapeutic potential with reference to a number of chronic non-communicable diseases including cancer and type 2 diabetes. The aim of this book is to bring together current knowledge of thirty of the most commonly used culinary herbs and spices globally in an accessible dictionary format. For each culinary herb or spice

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

Lost Crops of Africa

Lost Crops of Africa
  • Author : National Research Council,Policy and Global Affairs,Development, Security, and Cooperation
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2006-10-27
  • ISBN : 0309164540
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This report is the second in a series of three evaluating underexploited African plant resources that could help broaden and secure Africa's food supply. The volume describes the characteristics of 18 little-known indigenous African vegetables (including tubers and legumes) that have potential as food- and cash-crops but are typically overlooked by scientists and policymakers and in the world at large. The book assesses the potential of each vegetable to help overcome malnutrition, boost food security, foster rural development, and create sustainable

CRC Handbook of Medicinal Spices

CRC Handbook of Medicinal Spices
  • Author : James A. Duke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2002-09-27
  • ISBN : 9781420040487
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"Let food be your medicine, medicine your food."-Hippocrates, 2400 B.C.When the "Father of Medicine" uttered those famous words, spices were as important for medicine, embalming, preserving food, and masking bad odors as they were for more mundane culinary matters. Author James A. Duke predicts that spices such as capsicum, cinnamon, garlic, ginger

Biodiversity, Natural Products and Cancer Treatment

Biodiversity, Natural Products and Cancer Treatment
  • Author : Victor Kuete,Thomas Efferth
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15
  • ISBN : 9789814583527
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This book is the first of its kind in bringing together biodiversity, chemical ecology, phytochemistry and cancer therapy. The highlight of the book is an exhaustive compilation of scientific data on biodiversity of medicinal plants, biodiversity and metagenomics, chemical ecology of medicinal plants, chemical ecology of marine organisms, natural products from terrestrial microbial organisms with activity towards cancer cells, marine organisms, ethnopharmacology and phytotherapy, contribution of African flora in world fight against cancer, natural products derived from terrestrial plants with

Novel Plant Bioresources

Novel Plant Bioresources
  • Author : Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-04-03
  • ISBN : 9781118460580
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Novel Plant Bioresources: Applications in Food, Medicine andCosmetics serves as the definitive source of information onunder-utilized plant species, and fills a key niche in ourunderstanding of the relationship of human beings withunder-utilized plants. By covering applications in food, medicineand cosmetics, the book has a broad appeal. In a climate of growing awareness about the perils ofbiodiversity loss, the world is witnessing an unprecedentedinterest in novel plants, which are increasingly prized for theirpotential use in aromas, dyes, foods, medicines and cosmetics.

Medicinal Plant Research in Africa

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

Vegetables I

Vegetables I
  • Author : Jaime Prohens-Tomás,Fernando Nuez
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-12-06
  • ISBN : 9780387304434
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This major work has but one aim: to provide breeders and researchers from the public and private sectors with all the latest information on the breeding of crops of economic relevance. Also, it serves as a major reference book for post-graduate courses and PhD courses on breeding vegetable crops, as well a one-stop-shop for horticulturists and extension agents interested in current advancements in the development of new vegetable crops varieties. Each chapter incorporates the most up-to-date information on the crops

Veterinary Herbal Medicine

Veterinary Herbal Medicine
  • Author : Susan G. Wynn,Barbara Fougere
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2006-11-29
  • ISBN : 9780323029988
GET THIS BOOKVeterinary Herbal Medicine

This full-color reference offers practical, evidence-based guidance on using more than 120 medicinal plants, including how to formulate herbal remedies to treat common disease conditions. A body-systems based review explores herbal medicine in context, offering information on toxicology, drug interactions, quality control, and other key topics. More than 120 herbal monographs provide quick access to information on the historical use of the herb in humans and animals, supporting studies, and dosing information. Includes special dosing, pharmacokinetics, and regulatory considerations when using herbs

Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs

Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-23
  • ISBN : 9780128029893
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Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs: Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion brings together experts from around the world working on the cutting edge of research on fruit, vegetables, and herbs in health promotion. Offering a timely, concise, scientific appraisal of the efficacy of key foods to prevent disease and improve the quality of life, Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs: Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion provides valuable evidence-based conclusions and recommendations. This reference text will encourage further research on the potential benefits of fruits

Fighting Multidrug Resistance with Herbal Extracts, Essential Oils and Their Components

Fighting Multidrug Resistance with Herbal Extracts, Essential Oils and Their Components
  • Author : Kateryna Volodymyrivna Kon,Mahendra Kumar Rai
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-05-24
  • ISBN : 9780128066812
GET THIS BOOKFighting Multidrug Resistance with Herbal Extracts, Essential Oils and Their Components

High prevalence of multidrug-resistant microorganisms in the etiologic structure of different infectious processes significantly decreases the effectiveness of the treatment and enhances the probability of an unfavorable outcome from the infection. Combinations between antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents represent one of the most promising approaches for combating multidrug-resistant bacteria. A high therapeutic potential exists for combinations of antibiotics and natural antimicrobial substances with complex mechanisms of action and multiple healing properties, such as plant essential oils. The purpose of the

Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine
  • Author : Iris F. F. Benzie,Sissi Wachtel-Galor
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-28
  • ISBN : 9781439807163
GET THIS BOOKHerbal Medicine

The global popularity of herbal supplements and the promise they hold in treating various disease states has caused an unprecedented interest in understanding the molecular basis of the biological activity of traditional remedies. Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects focuses on presenting current scientific evidence of biomolecular ef

Lamiaceae Species

Lamiaceae Species
  • Author : Milan Stankovic
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
  • ISBN : 9783039284184
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This Special Issue Book entitled "Lamiaceae Species: Biology, Ecology and Practical Uses" contributes to the knowledge of selected Lamiaceae species from several perspectives, such as diversity and phytogeography, taxonomy, ethnobotany, and quantitative and qualitative composition, as well as the biological activity of secondary metabolites.