American Herbal Pharmacopoeia: Botanical Pharmacognosy - by Roy Upton,Alison Graff,Georgina Jolliffe,Reinhard

By Roy Upton,Alison Graff,Georgina Jolliffe,Reinhard Länger,Elizabeth Williamson

Winner of the James A. Duke Award for Excellence in Botanical Literature Award from the yank Botanical Council

Compiled via the yank natural Pharmacopoeia®, this quantity addresses the shortcoming of authoritative microscopic descriptions of these medicinal plant species presently in exchange. It contains an atlas supplying particular textual content and picture descriptions of greater than a hundred and forty medicinal plant species and their adulterants.

Designed to satisfy the desires of the natural items undefined, regulatory organisations, and educational researchers, the booklet covers plant anatomy at a degree acceptable for the pharmacognostic research of plant tissues, offers large assurance of the historical past and significance of botanical microscopy, and provides guideline on find out how to arrange a microscopy lab and get ready, view, and archive entire and powdered plant elements for microscopic research.

The botanicals coated characterize ninety percentage of the greenback worth of botanical revenues within the usa. the focal point is on these species which are in excessive use, and those who are normally adulterated. It additionally covers a few renowned Asian botanicals, supplying the 1st English language description for lots of of these.

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