Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub Saharan Africa

Written By Namrita Lall
Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub Saharan Africa
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 November 2019
  • ISBN : 0128168218
  • Pages : 358 pages
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Download or read book entitled Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub Saharan Africa by author: Namrita Lall which was release on 07 November 2019 and published by Academic Press with total page 358 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 is a valuable resource for researchers, academics in pharmacology, ethnopharmacology, medicinal plant sciences, and more. Explores the therapeutic potential of a comprehensive selection of underexplored and underutilized medicinal plants in sub-Sahara Africa Provides a summary table of structures of any known natural products, including details of plant source (chapter) and observed activity (e.g. anticancer, antibacterial) Includes contributions from experts from South African, Mauritius, Seychelles, Cameroon and Nigeria

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
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0128168218
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Summary : 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 ...

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