Medicinal Plants

A Guide to Medicinal Plants

The contents of the book serve to provide both general and scientific information about medicinal plants and their uses and are not intended as a guide to self-medication by consumers or to treatment by health care professionals. The general public is advised to discuss the information contained herein with a physician, pharmacist, nurse or other authorised health care professionals. Neither the authors nor the publisher can be held responsible for the accuracy of the information itself or the consequences from the use or misuse of the information in this book.

Author: Koh Hwee Ling
Page count: 313


Indusyunic Medicines

This book contains all cultures from prehistoric times to the present day have used plants, animals and minerals as sources of medicine. The traditional system of medicine commonly known as Tibb Unani has served the people to alleviate diseases and ward off malaise in different regions of Pakistan. It is mainly for the last four decades that a rapid development has been witnessed in the practice and application of Unani system of medicine. Nowadays an amalgamation of old and new curative effects through crude drugs therapy have found their way in traditional medication.

Author: Prof. Dr. Abdul Wahab
Page count: 575

Handbook of Herbs and Spices - Volume 3

Handbook of Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices play a pivotal role in the day-to-day life of mankind as important flavouring agents in foods, beverages and pharmaceuticals and also as ingredients in perfumes and cosmetics. The manufacturers of foods, beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals are responding to the growing wave of consumer resistance and legislative limitations set for products containing chemical additives. Spices as sources of natural colours and flavours present welcome opportunities in the international market. The nutritional, antioxidant, antimicrobial and medicinal properties of spices also have widespread applications.

Author: K. V. Peter
Page count: 566