Medicinal Plants of East Africa

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  • Author : J. O. Kokwaro
  • Publisher : University of Nairobi Press
  • Pages : 22 pages
  • ISBN : 9966846840
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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World Africa Volume 3

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World   Africa Volume 3
  • Author : Mohamed Neffati,Hanen Najjaa,Ákos Máthé
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 September 2017
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This volume in the series is devoted to Africa, a continent that possesses a vast treasure of medicinal plants and has produced some exclusive materials for the world market. This volume is expected to strengthen the medicinal plant sector in African countries by making comprehensive information on medicinal and aromatic plants available to policy-makers and entrepreneurs. It can be used to frame effective policies and create an environment conducive to the growth of the plant-based medicine industry, bringing economic benefit

Medicinal Plants of East Africa

Medicinal Plants of East Africa
  • Author : J. O. Kokwaro
  • Publisher : University of Nairobi Press
  • Release : 30 November 2022
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Medicinal Plants of East Africa is a revised edition of the book first published in 1976 on herbal remedies and he traditional medical practice of East Africa. The book covers the rich diversity of plants found in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, from sea to alpine plants. East Africa also has a rich ethnic diversity and a large number of herbalists whose traditional knowledge and practices are also covered in the book. Over 1500 species are described and for the first time over 200

Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub Saharan Africa

Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub Saharan Africa
  • Author : Namrita Lall
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 November 2019
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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

Medicinal Plant Research in Africa

Medicinal Plant Research in Africa
  • Author : Victor Kuete
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 19 June 2013
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The pharmacopoeias of most African countries are available and contain an impressive number of medicinal plants used for various therapeutic purposes. Many African scholars have distinguished themselves in the fields of organic chemistry, pharmacology, and pharmacognosy and other areas related to the study of plant medicinal plants. However, until now, there is no global standard book on the nature and specificity of chemicals isolated in African medicinal plants, as well as a book bringing together and discussing the main bioactive

Phytochemical Profiling of Commercially Important South African Plants

Phytochemical Profiling of Commercially Important South African Plants
  • Author : Alvaro Viljoen,Weiyang Chen,Nduvho Mulaudzi,Guy Kamatou,Maxleene Sandasi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 August 2021
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Phytochemical Profiling of Commercially Important South African Plants comprises a carefully selected group of plant species that are of interest to researchers and industry partners who would like to investigate the commercialization of plant species. The book presents 25 botanicals selected based on commercial relevance. For each of the species, the following topics are covered: botanical description and distribution, phytochemistry (including chemical structures), HPTLC fingerprint analysis, UPLC analysis, and GC analysis (the latter only in the case of essential oil-bearing species).

Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants

Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants
  • Author : Victor Kuete
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 May 2014
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Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants provides a detailed overview of toxicological studies relating to traditionally used medicinal plants in Africa, with special emphasis on the methodologies and tools used for data collection and interpretation. The book considers the physical parameters of these plants and their effect upon various areas of the body and human health, including chapters dedicated to genotoxicity, hepatotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, cardiotoxicity, neurotoxicity, and specific organs and systems. Following this discussion of the effects of medicinal plants is

Food as Medicine

Food as Medicine
  • Author : Maurice M. Iwu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 November 2016
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This comprehensive book documents African plants used for functional and medicinal foods. It contains more than 60 detailed monographs of African foods, describing foods with various characteristics such as prebiotic, probiotic, satiety, immune modulation, stress-reduction, sports performance, mental acuity, sleep-supporting, metabolic syndrome, antioxidant, and unsaturated fats. Plant description, botanical names and synonyms, plant part used, habitat and distribution, folk use, nutritional content, and chemistry are all fully detailed. The book highlights indigenous African food processing technologies up to the modern era.

Medicinal Plants and Natural Product Research

Medicinal Plants and Natural Product Research
  • Author : Milan S. Stankovic
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 14 February 2020
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The book entitled Medicinal Plants and Natural Product Research describes various aspects of ethnopharmacological uses of medicinal plants; extraction, isolation, and identification of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants; various aspects of biological activity such as antioxidant, antimicrobial, anticancer, immunomodulatory activity, etc., as well as characterization of plant secondary metabolites as active substances from medicinal plants.

Medicinal Plants of the World

Medicinal Plants of the World
  • Author : Ben-Erik Van Wyk,Michael Wink
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 30 November 2022
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Health care professionals and amateurs alike will discover fascinating details for historical and modern uses, active ingredients, and pharmacological effects for more than 300 medicinal plants and their close relatives.

Muthi Myths

Muthi   Myths
  • Author : Heather Dugmore,Ben-Erik Van Wyk
  • Publisher : Briza Publications
  • Release : 30 November 2022
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In this book are fifty-two compelling tales that will lead the reader on a journey of discovery of the African continent. It tracks the ancient grail of traditional African medicine or muthi. The journey takes one year, with one story for each of the fifty-two weeks. Many of the stories inherited through Africa s compelling oral tradition are between these covers: committed to paper for the first time ever.The ancient African people were the first aromatherapists who well understood

The Medicinal Plant Industry

The Medicinal Plant Industry
  • Author : R. O. B. Wijesekera
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 July 2017
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As the medicinal plant industry blooms into a billion dollar business, it reaches beyond collection, propagation, harvesting and sale of crude vegetal drugs into product formulation, packaging and dispensing of sophisticated phyto-pharmaceuticals and herbal preparations. The scientific study of these medicines and the systematic uplifting of the industry to preserve the ancient and serve the modern, is now a global challenge. The Medicinal Plant Industry puts together the various facets of this multi-disciplinary industry and its global interest. It discusses

Ethnopharmacology

Ethnopharmacology
  • Author : Michael Heinrich,Anna K. Jäger
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 12 October 2015
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Ethnopharmacology is one of the world’s fastest-growing scientific disciplines encompassing a diverse range of subjects. It links natural sciences research on medicinal, aromatic and toxic plants with socio-cultural studies and has often been associated with the development of new drugs. The Editors of Ethnopharmacology have assembled an international team of renowned contributors to provide a critical synthesis of the substantial body of new knowledge and evidence on the subject that has emerged over the past decade. Divided into three

Medicinal Plants for Forest Conservation and Health Care

Medicinal Plants for Forest Conservation and Health Care
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 30 November 1997
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This volume brings together a collection of papers by some experts in medicinal plants. It is presented as a contribution to clarifying the many policy and technical issues associated with the conservation, use, production and trade of medicinal plants. This publication draws attention to the huge contribution of medicinal plants to traditional and modern health care systems, but also alert the readers on the many problems and challenges facing their sustainable development, such as: assessment and management of the medicinal

Impact of deforestation on medicinal plants in Ghana

Impact of deforestation on medicinal plants in Ghana
  • Author : Emmanuel Boon,Albert Ahenkan
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release : 20 May 2008
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Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2008 in the subject Forestry / Forestry Economics, Vrije University Brussel (Human Ecology Department), 52 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The role of medicinal plants in traditional health care delivery in Ghana cannot be overemphasized. More than 250 indigenous trees and plants with healing properties have been scientifically catalogued in Ghana. Unfortunately, the very foundation upon which the medicinal plant species and the traditional health care system survive is threatened by deforestation. The rate of deforestation