Plants of Indian Systems of Medicine (Volume-II)
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BeschreibungAccording to the World Health Organization, 80% of the world's population primarily those of developing countries rely on plant-derived medicines for their healthcare. During the past decades, public interest in natural therapies, namely herbal medicine, has increased dramatically not only in developing countries but also in industrialized western world. This has increased the international trade in plant based medicine enormously and has attracted most of the pharmaceutical companies, including the multinationals. "Plants of Indian Systems of Medicine" (Volume-II) covers detailed monographs on India's most traded 20 medicinal plants which have been prioritized by National Medicinal Plant Board, Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India. While additional 20 commercially important medicinal plants are included in Volume-I. The monographs are useful for common people, entrepreneurs, as well as for scientists for obtaining comprehensive information about any of the selected plants easily on a single platform, as each monograph provides comprehensive information on botany, chemistry, agronomy, pharmacology, biotechnology and trade trends.
PortraitDr. Bedi is Head,Plant Biotechnology Division at Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (CSIR), Jammu. His areas of research interest include resourcing of quality raw material for bio-prospecting of natural molecules,database development and studying variability in medicinal plants using conventional and molecular tools.
Untertitel: Monographs on twenty commercially important medicinal plants. Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2011
Seitenanzahl: 420 Seiten