Medicinal Plants: Traditional Knowledge , 1/e
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Medicinal Plants: Traditional Knowledge , 1/e

Editor : P C Trivedi
© Year : 2008
ISBN : 9788188237623
Pages : 272
Binding : Hardback
Weight : 0.82   kg
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Man has used plants as a source of medicine since ancient times. Initially, these formed the bulk of folk or ethnomedicine, practiced in India and some other parts of the world. Later, a considerable part of this indigenous knowledge was documented and passed into the organised system of medicine. This book contains articles covering information on medicinal plants used for curing various ailments, with special reference to India, those on herbal formulation and their standardization; herbal remedies for antibacterial therapy; commercial use of medicinal plants and ethno-medico-botany of some sacred plants. The book also provides an account of traditional medicinal plants and their prospective applications in the present scenario. It would serve as a useful reference for botanists, phytochemists and those related to the pharmaceutical industry.

  • A compilation of 17 articles, the book is a comprehensive review of significant investigations on traditional medicinal plants, their uses, ethnobotanical importance, commercial potential and standardization of herbal formulations.
  • This monograph aims to find ways to exploit and preserve the availability and sustainability of medicinal plants for the benefit of mankind.
  • Photographs of the important varieties of medicinal plants have been included appropriately.

  • Steroid factories in solanum plants: prospects and practicalities in its effective farming
  • Herbal formulations and their standardization
  • Traditional wisdom of plants in pest control in agriculture
  • Mosquito larvicidal activity of essential oils of some medicinal plants against Aeges albopictus
  • Some medicinally important leguminous plants of Kumaon Himalayas
  • Anti-toxic effect of the subterranean termite Odontotermes formosanus Shiraki used in the South Indian folk medicine
  • Medicinal plants as potential anti-diabetics: A review
  • Evaluation of antilithiatic activity of Hibiscus subdariffa
  • Plants of medicinal and ethnobotanical importance in west Bengal: An overview
  • Lawsonia inermis: A Review
  • Herbal remedies to anti-bacterial therapy: Its current status in the 21st century
  • Commercial use of medicinal plants and traditional knowledge in India
  • Indian medicinal plants Ficus bengalensis, Salacia oblonga, and Allium as possible sources of anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant and hypolipidemic principles
  • Medicinal plants of hadoti plateau (Rajasthan): Uses and conservation
  • Uses of indigenous medicinal plants by Gond Traditional healers in cure of skin diseases in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh
  • Ethno-Medico-Botany of some sacred plants of Dhemaji district of Assam

P C Trivedi :- P C Trivedi has over three decades of teaching and research experience in the University of Rajasthan, India. Having published 170 research and review papers in national and international journals, he has also earned the distinction of completing 18 research projects successfully. He has an avid interest in the areas of Plant Nematology, Medicinal Plants and Ethnobotany. 

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