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Traditional and Folk Herbal Medicine: Recent Researches Vol 2
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Gupta, V K et al
xiii+598p.,col.,plts.,figs.,tabls., 25 cm
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Weight :  1268 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2014
 

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ISBN: 9788170358749
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 3500.00  

In the present volume of the book series “Traditional and Folk Herbal Medicine: Recent Researches- Vol. 2” an attempt has been made to cover the major topics on the subject. The book is written in a lucid style and includes nineteen review and research articles contributed by scientists from various countries across the globe and especially from Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Ethiopia, India, Malaysia, Portugal, South Africa and U.K. to quote a few amongst them and includes topics like- Prospects, Paradigms and Drawbacks of Current Research on Herbal Medicines; Artemisia annua: A Precious Traditional and Folk Antimalarial Medicinal Plant; Traditional and Folk Herbal Medicine in Czech Republic ; Preclinical Investigation of the Antineoplastic Activity of an Ayurvedic Rasayana Drug the Guduchi; Centella asiatica: A Natural Remedy for the Treatment of Disease; Orthosiphon aristatus: A Review of Traditional Uses, Phytochemical Profile, and Pharmacological Properties; Standardization, Pharmacological Evaluation and Safety Studies of Sitopaladi Churna; In vitro Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Potency of Two Nutraceutical Plants of Cucurbitaceae; Applying the Cultural Salience Index to Medicinal Plants Used by the Baixa dos Quelés quilombola Community; Fabaceae Family Medicinal Plants Used in Folk Medicinal Practices of Bangladesh for Treatment of Cancer; Anti-inflammatory Activity of the Hydroethanol Extract of Plantago erosa in Various Models of Inflammation; The Study on Chinese Patents upon Miao Ethnic Drug Cynanchum wilfordii (Maxim.) Hemsl and Bai/Yi Ethnic Drug Geranium strictipes R. Knuth; Cyclooxygenase Inhibitory, Anti-inflammatory and Anti-oxidant Effects of Wrightia tinctoria R.Br; Traditional Phytotherapy as Herbal Aphrodisiacs: A Recent Indian Perspective; Andrographis paniculata and its Major Diterpenoid- Andrographolide: Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry and Pharmacological Properties; Phytopharmacological Overview on Controversial Drug: Murva; Evaluation of Clinical Efficacy of Selected Hair Care Herbs in Ayurvedic Hair Oil for Treatment of Dandruff, Hair Fall and Stress; Biological and Functional Properties of Bee Products for Medicinal Purposes; Aloe vera: a Miracle Plant.
The Editor and contributors have tried their best to bring out this book incorporating standard topics and up-to-date information on various aspects of Traditional and Folk herbal medicine and hope that this will stimulate interest and satisfy the need for further knowledge of academicians, researchers and scientists working on herbal medicine.

Editorial Board v
Foreword vii
Preface ix
1. Prospects, Paradigms and Drawbacks of Current Research on Herbal Medicines 1
2. Artemisia annua (Annual Wormwood): A Precious Traditional and Folk Antimalarial Medicinal Plant 45
3. Traditional and Folk Herbal Medicine in Czech Republic: A Review 73
4. Preclinical Investigation of the Antineoplastic Activity of an Ayurvedic Rasayana Drug the Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) in vivo 115
5. Centella asiatica: A Natural Remedy for the Treatment of Disease 133
6. Orthosiphon aristatus: A Review of Traditional Uses, Phytochemical Profile, and Pharmacological Properties 153
7. Standardization, Pharmacological Evaluation and Safety Studies of Sitopaladi Churna, an Ayurvedic Herbal Formulation 189
8. In vitro Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Potency of Two Nutraceutical Plants of Cucurbitaceae 221
9. Applying the Cultural Salience Index to Medicinal Plants Used by the Baixa dos Quelés Quilombola Community in the Jeremoabo Municipality in Bahia, Brazil 249
10. Fabaceae Family Medicinal Plants Used in Folk Medicinal Practices of Bangladesh for Treatment of Cancer 273
11. Anti-inflammatory Activity of the Hydroethanol Extract of Plantago erosa in Various Models of Inflammation 359
12. The Study on Chinese Patents upon Miao Ethnic Drug Cynanchum wilfordii (Maxim.) Hemsl and Bai/Yi Ethnic Drug Geranium strictipes R. Knuth 369
13. Cyclooxygenase Inhibitory, Anti-inflammatory and Anti-oxidant Effects of Wrightia tinctoria R.BR Leaves 387
14. Aphrodisiacs in Traditional Indian Phytotherapy: A Recent Perspective 407
15. Andrographis paniculata and its Major Diterpenoid– Andrographolide: Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry and Pharmacological Properties–A Review 459
16. Phytopharmacological Overview on Controversial Drug: Murva 477
17. Evaluation of Clinical Efficacy of Selected Hair Care Herbs in Ayurvedic Hair Oil for Treatment of Dandruff, Hair Fall and Stress 529
18. Biological and Functional Properties of Bee Products for Medicinal Purposes 543
19. Aloe vera: A Miracle Plant 565
Previous Volumes Contents 573
Index 577

Dr. Vijay Kumar Gupta, Ph.D., FLS, London (born 1953-) Chief Scientist, CSIR- Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, India. He did his M.Sc. (1975) and Ph.D. (1979) in Zoology both from University of Jammu, Jammu-India. His research capabilities are substantiated by his excellent work on histopathology, ecology and reproductive biology of fishes, turtles, birds and mammals, which has already got recognition in India and abroad. Dr. Gupta has to his credit more than 100 scientific publications and review articles which have appeared in internationally recognized Indian and foreign journals. Founder fellow, life member and office bearer of many national societies, academies and associations. He has successfully completed a number of research/consultancy projects funded by government, private and multinational agencies. His current areas of interest are histopathology, toxicology, pre-clinical safety pharmacology, reproductive efficacy studies of laboratory animals and biodiversity. He is the Series Editor of the recently published multi-volume set of books, “Comprehensive Bioactive Natural Products (Vols. 1-8)”, published by M/S Studium Press, LLC, USA. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the books, “Utilisation and Management of Medicinal Plants”, “Medicinal Plants: Phytochemistry, Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Vols. 1 and 2)”, “Traditional and Folk Herbal Medicine”, “Natural Products: Research Reviews”, “Bioactive Phytochemicals: Perspectives for Modern Medicine”, “Perspectives in Animal Ecology and Reproduction (Vols. 1-9)” and “Animal Diversity, Natural History and Conservation (Vols. 1-3)”. The Editor-in-Chief of the American Biographical Institute, USA, has appointed him as Consulting Editor of The Contemporary Who’s Who. Dr. Gupta also appointed as Nominee for the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA, Govt. of India). The Linnaean Society of London, U.K. has awarded fellowship to him in November 2009 in recognition of his contribution towards the cultivation of knowledge in Science of Natural History. Recently, Modern Scientific Press, USA has nominated Dr. Gupta as the Editor of the International Journal of Traditional and Natural Medicine.

   

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