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Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy & Phytotherapy

Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy & Phytotherapy

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Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy & Phytotherapy
 
Professor Michael Heinrich
, Centre for Pharmacognosy andPhytotherapy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
Dr Joanne Barnes
, Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy,The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
Dr Simon Gibbons
, Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy,The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
Dr Elizabeth M Williamson
, Centre for Pharmacognosy andPhytotherapy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London,London, UK
 
ISBN 0443071322
 
· Paperback
 
· 320 Pages
 
· 80 Illustrations
 
Churchill Livingstone ·
 
Published October 2003
Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy 
is an important and timely book that will addto this growing interest in the use and study of medicinal plants, herbs and other natural products.It will meet the need for a modern, up-to-date textbook for students in a wide range of disciplines,including pharmacy, herbalism, complementary and alternative medicine.The four authors - Professor Michael Heinrich, Dr Joanne Barnes, Dr Simon Gibbons and DrElizabeth Williamson - are all experts in their respective fields, whose collective knowledge givesboth diversity and authority to this important new volume.
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Gives students an overview of all aspects of the field
 
Provides a useful sourcebook for practising pharmacists
 
Brings together in one book therapeutic aspects with natural science and chemistry
 
Will help promote the use of safe and well documented herbal remedies
 
 
Further reading will lead students to more in depth reference works
 
Contents
 
PART A: FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOGNOSYSection 1 Phytotherapy and Pharmacognosy
Includes chapters on the importance of plants in modernpharmacy and medicine and the history of pharmacognosy
Section 2 Basic Plant Biology
 Covering general principles of botany, as well as information onethnobotany and ethnopharmacy
 Section 3 Natural product chemistry
Including methods and anticancer natural products

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