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Drug Plants of Africa

Thomas Githens

Drug Plants of Africa

by Thomas Githens

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Published by Univ Museum Pubns .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAfrican Hdbk Series Vol 8
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9792210M
ISBN 100686240863
ISBN 109780686240860

Medicinal plants consider as a rich resources of ingredients which can be used in drug development and synthesis. [1] With the evolution and need of humans, they recognize and categorize plants In The African Roots of Marijuana, Chris S. Duvall corrects common misconceptions while providing an authoritative history of cannabis as it flowed into, throughout, and out of Africa. Duvall shows how preexisting smoking cultures in Africa transformed the plant into a fast-acting and easily dosed drug and how it later became linked with global

  synthetic drug industry has failed to afford. The most important among them are the research work on Artimisia annua, Cathranthus roseus, Taxus spp., Lantana camara and Baccopa spp. etc. Such plants were earlier considered as poisonous or useless, but now have been found to contain molecules of high drug values and Medicinal plants of North Africa. Abstract The third book in the series 'Medicinal plants of the world', discussing species of vascular plants, indigenous, naturalized or cultivated in North Africa (Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco), alphabetically arranged within the 97 families to which they

  The usefulness of a herbal pharmacopoeia in a resource-limiting continent like Africa, cannot be over-emphasised. which when collected together constituted a monograph while all the monographs for the 51 plants were put together in a book to make the African Herbal Pharmacopoeia. every plant contained in this book has henforth become an The use of medicinal plants as a fundamental component of the African traditional healthcare system is perhaps the oldest and the most assorted of all therapeutic systems. In many parts of rural Africa, traditional healers prescribing medicinal plants are the most easily accessible and affordable health resource available to the local community and at times the only therapy that ://


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utilization of drug plants --note on export of plant drugs from africa --tables --plant drugs exported --generic synonyms --definitions of medical terms --chemical basis of drug action --utilization of plant drugs --selected bibliography: series "The book gives a good description of African medicinal plants and their use within the general African culture.

This is an interesting handbook for phytochemists, pharmacologists, anthropologists, or anyone who is interested in African medicinal plants. A pioneer work on African medicinal  › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Medicine & Health Sciences. Medicinal Plant Research in Africa the situation has even been worsened by the emergence and rapid spread of resistance to virtually all drug regiments in current use.

as well as a book bringing together and discussing the main bioactive metabolites of these plants. This book explores the essence of natural substances from African Ram Singh, Geetanjali, in Natural Products and Drug Discovery, Abstract.

Medicinal plants have always played a pivotal role as sources for drug lead compounds. Early humans, driven by their instinct, taste, and experience, treated their illnesses by using plants; hence, the history of medicinal plants is as long as the history of :// /medicinal-plant.

Drug Plants of Africa Thomas S. Githens. pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 Ebook | ISBN | Buy from De Gruyter $ | € | £ This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter. An Anniversary Collection volume   The 40 monographs on medicinal trees and shrubs presented in this book were prepared in collaboration with 9 institutes in Africa and Latin America.

They include information on the botany and silvics as well as the chemical properties and pharma­ ceutical and traditional uses of each Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library Medicinal plants of South Africa, 2nd edition, B-E Van Wyk, B van Oudshoorn and N Gericke: book review Article (PDF Available) in Journal of the South African Veterinary Association 81(3) May This book is expected to strengthen the medicinal plant sector in African countries by providing comprehensive information on medicinal and aromatic plants available to policy-makers and entrepreneurs to frame effective policies and create an environment conducive to the growth of the plant-based medicine industry, bringing economic benefit to   The book’s central thread is a David and Goliath whistle-blower story, as a young engineer and executive named Dinesh Thakur tries to stop Ranbaxy Laboratories, the Indian generics giant that User Review - Flag as inappropriate If you are up to researching the medicinal plants in the sub Mediterranean this is your intro.

A comprehensive review of major medicinal plants that you rarely find something comparable in the major references or compendiums. Very nicely classified, accuracy and documentation points out to thorough and respectable ground and research ://   Medicinal plants are plants which are used in herbalism and thought to have certain extractable/compound in their leaves, stems, flowers and fruit for medicinal purposes.

These extracts are used as inputs in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, insecticide and other chemical industries. The booklet is a guide to the most commonly utilised and Production guidelines/Brochure. South Africa boasts a world of plants that are both fascinating and beautiful. These range from the fine grasses of the Free State Province and scrubby bushes of the Karoo Region to the dense greenery of the Garden Route forests and the mountain plains of the country's inland.

South Africa is home to more than 22 indigenous seed plants from almost different ://   The book Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa, Abena Dove Osseo-Asare is published by University of Chicago Press.

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When the unripe seed capsules are cut, they exude a milky latex that is the source of raw opium and can be processed into morphine, codeine, and heroin.

World Drug Report. The World Drug Report contains an extended section on the global cannabis situation. The Report is still available at or by request at [email protected] The World Drug Report, which contains the most recent trends on cannabis in Africa, is available at the same "The book gives a good description of African medicinal plants and their use within the general African culture.

This is an interesting handbook for phytochemists, pharmacologists, anthropologists, or anyone who is interested in African medicinal plants.

A pioneer work on African medicinal :// /Iwu/p/book/   The drug is processed into derivatives like heroin today, while the flowers can be turned into a potent tea. Afghanistan is the largest producer of opium poppies. Production levels have remained high even with present day anti-drug beliefs and middle-eastern political turmoil.

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Medicinal Plants of South Asia: Novel Sources for Drug Discovery provides a comprehensive review of medicinal plants of this region, highlighting chemical components of high potential and applying the latest technology to reveal the underlying chemistry and active components of traditionally used medicinal plants.

Drawing on the vast experience of its expert editors and authors, the book It is undeniable that medicinal plants have played, and continue to play, a major role in the lives of people worldwide.

This book appropriately opens with a fascinating and concise, though comprehensive, history of traditional medicine and its African heritage, starting approximately 4 years ago. The reader is taken on a journey through the use of medicinal plants for specific diseases    Institutional support for the marketing of indigenous medicinal plants 98 Marketing of Indigenous Medicinal Plants in South Africa: A Case Study in KwaZulu-Natal.

In. demand. The case study has had a spatial focus on the KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa,