Industrial Use of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
ATHENS COURSE 30, MARCH 2009Industrial use of Medicinal and Aromatic (MAPs)1. Introduction to MAPs
1.1. Introduction.1.2. Historic records and present day1.3. Concepts.1.4. Main application for MAP in industry.
2. Classification of MAPs
2.1. According to their usage.2.2. According to their active constituents.2.3. According to their period of life.2.4. Botanical Classification of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants.2.5. Classification of Natural Products.
3. Cultivation and processing of MAPs.
3.1. Why to cultivate MAPs?3.2. MAPs Characteristic/features3.3. Harvest technical
4. Active components in MAPs.
4.1. Introduction and definition4.2. Heterosides4.3. Polyphenols4.4. Terpenoids4.5. Alkaloids4.6. Other active components4.7. References
5. Chemical Analysis of MAPs.
5.1. Introduction5.2. Obtaining and preparing samples5.3. Morphological, anatomical and organoleptic tests.5.4. Physical-chemical qualitative and quantitative testing.5.5. References
6. Industrial utilisation of MAPs
Introduction6.2. Industrial sectors which use MAPs6.3. Raw materials for industrial use
7. The medicinal and herb sector
7.1. MAPs in the pharmaceutical industry.7.2. Operation tecno-pharmaceutical.7.3. MAPs preparation.7.4. Pharmaceutical forms and medicinal plants.7.5. Definitions
8. The food sector.
8.1. The specie and condiment industry.8.2. Food additives (preservative and colouring species).8.3. Functional foodstuffs.8.4. The liquor industry
.9. The perfume and cosmetic sectors.
9.1. The cosmetic industry.9.2. The perfume sector