By Muhammad Asif Hanif(Editor), Haq Nawaz(Editor), Muhammad Mumtaz Khan(Editor), Hugh J. Byrne(Editor)
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Medicinal Plants of South Asia: Novel Sources for Drug Discovery provides a comprehensive review of medicinal plants of this region, highlighting chemical components of high potential and applying the latest technology to reveal the underlying chemistry and active components of traditionally used medicinal plants. Drawing on the vast experience of its expert editors and authors, the book provides a contemporary guide source on these novel chemical structures, thus making it a useful resource for medicinal chemists, phytochemists, pharmaceutical scientists and everyone involved in the use, sales, discovery and development of drugs from natural sources.
Provides comprehensive reviews of 50 medicinal plants and their key properties
Examines the background and botany of each source before going on to discuss underlying phytochemistry and chemical compositions
Links phytochemical properties with pharmacological activities
Supports data with extensive laboratory studies of traditional medicines