Contents: 1. Medicinal Plants with Anticancer Properties. 2. Medicinal Plants with Antidiabetic Properties. 3. Medicinal Plants with Antifertility Properties. 4. Medicinal Plants with Hepato-Protective Properties. 5. Medicinal Plants with Anti-Inflammatory Properties. 6. Medicinal Plants with Anti-Microbial Properties. 7. Medicinal Plants with Anti-Ulcer Properties. 8. Herb-Drug Interactions. 9. Different Analysis Techniques to Identify the Phytochemicals of Herbs.
“ESSENTIALS OF HERBAL OPTIONS” is primarily a Compilation of Medicinal Plants with up-to-date scientific information. This book highlights information on Scientific Nomenclature, Local names, Distribution, Parts used, Pharmacological activities and Chemical constituents of different Medicinal Plants. Each chapter contains a good introduction explaining the structures and functions of the responsible organs, the currently used allopathic treatment for the diseases, and the Herbal options and alternatives. This book consists of nine chapters. Chapter 1-7 deal with the uses of medicinal plants as Anticancer, Antidiabetic, Antifertility, Hepato-Protective, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Microbial, Anti-Ulcer and chapter-8 consist of Herb-Drug Interactions and chapter-9 shares with Different Analysis Techniques to identify the Phytochemicals of Herbs. The book also includesa glossary of Botanical names, some important Chemical Constituents isolated from Medicinal Plants and Colour Photographs of some Medicinal Plants. The book should prove extremely useful to the Pharmacists, Pharmacologists, Medicinal Chemists, Toxicologists, Pharmacognosists, Botanists, and Herbal / Ayurvedic Manufacturers.