The Role of Phytoconstituents in Health Care

The Role of Phytoconstituents in Health Care Biocompounds in Medicinal Plants - Innovations in Plant Science for Better Health: From Soil to Fork

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Synopsis

This informative volume provides new insights with scientific evidence on the uses of medicinal plants in the treatment of certain diseases. It reviews various therapies with herbal phytoconstituents for certain types of disorders, modes of action, and pharmacological screening. It focuses on potential benefits of herbal extracts and bioactive compounds for human health care, provides a comparative phytoconstituent analysis of selected medicinal plants using GCMS/FTIR techniques, and discusses the role of herbal medicines in female genital infections. It goes on to look at the health-boosting properties of cabbage and the functional properties of milk yam (Ipomoea digitata L.).

Book information

ISBN: 9781771888202
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Imprint: Apple Academic Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 615.321
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 334
Weight: 567g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 23mm