Medicinal Plants Traditional Knowledge by P C Trivedi
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.
Audience of the Book :
|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.|
The main features of the book are as follows:
1. 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.
2. This monograph aims to find ways to exploit and preserve the availability and sustainability of medicinal plants for the benefit of mankind.
3. Photographs of the important varieties of medicinal plants have been included appropriately.
Table of Contents:
1 Herbal Formulations And Their Standardization
2 Gymnema Sylvestre - A Wonderful Antidiabetic Drug
3 Mosquito Larvicidal Activity Of Essential Oils Of Some Medicinal Plants Against Aedes Albopictus Skuse
4 Some Medicinally Important Leguminous Plants Of Kumaun Himalaya
5 Lawsonia Inermis Linn. A Review
6 Herbal Remedies To Antibacterial Therapy: Its Current Status In The 21St Century
7 Evaluation Of Antilithiatic Activity Of Hibiscus Subdariffa Linn.
8 Indian Medicinal Plants Ficus Bengalensis Linn Salacia Oblonga Wall And Alliums As Possible Sources Of Antidiabetic Hypolipidemic Principlesantioxidant
9 Ethno-Medico-Botany Of Some Sacred Plants Of Dhemaji District Of Assam
10 Commercial Use Of Medicinal Plants And Traditional Knowledge In India
11 Medicinal Plants As Potential Antidiabetics: A Review
12 Traditional Wisdom Of Plants In Pest Control In Agriculture
13 Medicinal Plants Of Hadoti Plateau (Rajasthan) ? Uses And Conservation
14 Plants Of Medicinal And Ethnobotanical Importance In West Bengal:An Overview
15 Antitoxic Effect Of The Subterranean Termite Odontotermes Formosanus Shiraki (Insecta: Isoptera) Used In The South Indian Folk Medicine
16 Use Of Indigenous Herbal Medicinal Plants By Gond Traditional Healers In Cure Of Skin DiseasesIn Bastar Region Of Chhattisgarh
17 Some Sacred Trees And Their Medicinal Uses