Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals

Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals

Wichtl's standard reference offers comprehensive information about the origin, constituents, effects, indications, and dosage of herbal drugs, phytopharmaceuticals, testing and adulterations.

Author: Franz-Christian Czygan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0849319617

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Wichtl's standard reference offers comprehensive information about the origin, constituents, effects, indications, and dosage of herbal drugs, phytopharmaceuticals, testing and adulterations. Serving as a practical guide for herbal industry professionals, medical herbalists, pharmacists, naturopath physicians and medical doctors, it is also an essential companion for students of pharmacy, food science and naturopathic medicine.
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Handbook On Herbal Products Medicines Cosmetics Toiletries Perfumes 2 Vols

Handbook On Herbal Products  Medicines  Cosmetics  Toiletries  Perfumes  2 Vols

Both the volumes covers processes, formulations, analysis methods with the addresses of raw material and machinery suppliers, project profiles, list of manufacturers, exporters and overseas importers of various herbal medicines, cosmetics, ...

Author: Niir Board

Publisher: National Institute of Industrial Re

ISBN: 8186623485

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Page: 1003

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Both the volumes covers processes, formulations, analysis methods with the addresses of raw material and machinery suppliers, project profiles, list of manufacturers, exporters and overseas importers of various herbal medicines, cosmetics, perfumes and toiletries. The book also contains addresses of different Ayurvedic & Unani medicines research institutes.
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HANDBOOK OF HERBAL FORMULATIONS

HANDBOOK OF HERBAL FORMULATIONS

The book comprises many units exploring relevant topics of herbal formulations, definitions, classification, traditional vs modern herbal formulation and herbal dosage forms. Based on the latest syllabus prescribed by PCI.

Author: SAPNA. MALVIYA MALVIYA (NEELESH.)

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ISBN: 9390046173

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Mosby s Handbook of Herbs Natural Supplements E Book

Mosby s Handbook of Herbs   Natural Supplements   E Book

Drug/Herb Interaction appendix lists known drug and herb interactions for herbs included in the handbook to ensure client safety.

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323066495

Category: Medical

Page: 768

View: 843

Access the most reliable information on herbs and alternative medicines from trusted author, Linda Skidmore-Roth, in Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements! Reviewed by nurses and herbalists alike, this authoritative resource presents herb and supplement profiles in a convenient, A-Z format for fast reference. This edition’s updated, streamlined design helps you find information quickly, and a new systematic pregnancy and breastfeeding classification offers the latest guidelines for this special client population. Detailed monographs for 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements include vital information on the products you’ll encounter with your clients. Updated references and information from new studies make this a reliable source for herbal content. Alert icons warn you of potentially dangerous reactions that could threaten your clients’ health. Popular Herb, Pregnancy, and Pediatric icons help you find relevant content quickly for common herbs and herbs for special populations. Quick-reference format presents consistent monographs for each herb and makes it easy to find the information you need. Herbal Resource appendix, Drug/Herb Interaction appendix, Pediatric Herbal Use appendix, and a list of abbreviations provide essential resources and expanded herbal material in one convenient spot. A comprehensive index of herbal terms allows you to look up an herb by its common or scientific name, as well as by condition. A pregnancy classification system from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration allows you to analyze herbs individually and provides a consistent formula to decide which herbs should be used. Updated content throughout includes the latest uses, actions, dosages, contraindications, side effects/adverse reactions, interactions, pharmacology, alerts, and references. Pediatric Herbal Use appendix covers uses, guidelines, and expanded pediatric and adolescent information for 32 herbs. Drug/Herb Interaction appendix lists known drug and herb interactions for herbs included in the handbook to ensure client safety.
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Botanical Safety Handbook

Botanical Safety Handbook

The editors of this book are among the most respected leaders in the herbal products industry. Their experience includes years of clinical practice, manufacturing and industry governance, and significant writing and lecturing about herbs.

Author: Michael McGuffin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0849316758

Category: Science

Page: 256

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The consumption of herbal products continues to increase, with an estimated sales growth of 10-15% per year projected through the end of the 1990s. As more and more consumers use herbs, it becomes that much more important to ensure that the herbs are used properly and safely. While herbs generally have a safe consumption history, information relevant to specific herbs and particular populations has not been easily available. The Botanical Safety Handbook provides readily accessible safety data in an easy-to-use classification system for more than 600 commonly sold herbs. The handbook also features additional information regarding international regulatory status, standard dosage, and certain common toxicity concerns. The editors of this book are among the most respected leaders in the herbal products industry. Their experience includes years of clinical practice, manufacturing and industry governance, and significant writing and lecturing about herbs. The Botanical Safety Handbook is for manufacturers of herbal products, health professionals who prescribe herbal remedies, and the consumer. This is a valuable resource for the safe dispensation of herbal products, and will help ensure the safe consumption of herbs through the 1990s and beyond.
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American Herbal Products Association s Botanical Safety Handbook Second Edition

American Herbal Products Association   s Botanical Safety Handbook  Second Edition

The book will be a valuable reference for product manufacturers, healthcare practitioners, regulatory agencies, researchers, and consumers of herbal products.

Author: Zoë Gardner

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781466516946

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1072

View: 609

Access to accurate, evidence-based, and clinically relevant information is essential to anyone who uses or recommends herbal products. With input from some of the most respected experts in herbal and integrative medicine, this completely revised edition of the American Herbal Products Association’s Botanical Safety Handbook reviews both traditional knowledge and contemporary research on herbs to provide an authoritative resource on botanical safety. The book covers more than 500 species of herbs and provides a holistic understanding of safety through data compiled from clinical trials, pharmacological and toxicological studies, medical case reports, and historical texts. For each species, a brief safety summary is provided for quick reference, along with a detailed review of the literature. Easily understood classification systems are used to indicate the safety of each listed species and the potential for the species to interact with drugs. Enhancements to the Second Edition include: Classification of each herb with both a safety rating and a drug interaction rating More references listed for each individual herb, vetted for accuracy Specific information on adverse events reported in clinical trials or case reports Safety-related pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of each herb, including drug interactions Additional information on the use of herbs by pregnant or lactating women Toxicological studies and data on toxic compounds Representing the core of the botanical trade and comprising the finest growers, processors, manufacturers, and marketers of herbal products, the mission of the AHPA is to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products. The American Herbal Products Association Botanical Safety Handbook, Second Edition ensures that this vision is attained. The book will be a valuable reference for product manufacturers, healthcare practitioners, regulatory agencies, researchers, and consumers of herbal products.
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Handbook of 200 Medicinal Plants

Handbook of 200 Medicinal Plants

This book is designed to provide pharmacologists and researchers of natural products a comprehensive review of 200 medicinal plants, their vernacular names in various languages and their medicinal uses around the world, and in some cases, a ...

Author: Shahid Akbar

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030168070

Category: Medical

Page: 2156

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This book is designed to provide pharmacologists and researchers of natural products a comprehensive review of 200 medicinal plants, their vernacular names in various languages and their medicinal uses around the world, and in some cases, a historical perspective. Chemical constituents of each plant with the putative active constituent, and available up to date pharmacological studies (until 2017 on PubMed) with each medical activity explored and its relationship with traditional uses, are described for each plant. Any variations in chemical constituents and their effects on pharmacological studies outcome have been highlighted. All clinical trials conducted, with sufficient details, have been included. Nationalities and racial identities of participants of clinical trials are identified to impress upon the social, cultural and dietary influences on the clinical outcomes. Toxicity studies and potential interactions with prescribed drugs, and full spectrum of references are included.
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Herbal Soaps Detergents Handbook

Herbal Soaps   Detergents Handbook

Future demand for herbal products depends upon the per capita rate of consumption and segment of population using these products. This handbook provides detailed information on the manufacturing process of herbal soaps and detergents.

Author: H. Panda

Publisher: NIIR PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES

ISBN: 9789381039007

Category:

Page: 536

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The use of herbs for medicinal and cosmetic purpose goes back to the ancient times. The emphasis at the present hour has been laid on the spectacular growth of the herbal and ayurvedic products. The demand in past is found to have increased with increase in number of middle class population. People are now a days very much aware of the ingredients in cosmetic products, the benefits of plant products and the harmful effects of chemical ingredients. The presence of artificial and chemical ingredients in cosmetic products has made people to rethink about suitable alternatives to suit their personnel care regime. The herbal products have finally made their appearance in packaged form in the domestic markets, as cosmetics and personal care preparation such as soaps, shampoos, detergent bars, liquid soaps, liquid detergents, etc. These products play a vital role in our sense of well being and quality of life. The herbal soaps and detergents directly influence our emotions and can trigger moods. These creations not only protect the skin from harmful sun radiations but also leave behind a pleasant fragrance. Due to the increasing awareness and importance of cleanliness and healthiness, the use of herbal products is also increasing. Future demand for herbal products depends upon the per capita rate of consumption and segment of population using these products. This handbook provides detailed information on the manufacturing process of herbal soaps and detergents. This book contains numerous formulae, manufacturing process of different type of soaps and detergents which are used in day to day life. The book is an unique compilation and will be very helpful to all its readers, new entrepreneurs, professionals, beauty care product manufacturers, existing units, technical institutions, etc.
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Concise Handbook of Psychoactive Herbs

Concise Handbook of Psychoactive Herbs

The Concise Handbook of Psychoactive Herbs will give you a better understanding of herbal products that have psychological effects. The book explores how they work, how effective they are, and what is known about their safety.

Author: Marcello Spinella

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135422387

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

View: 371

Find out how plant-derived drugs react with your brain to produce either healing or harmful results! The Concise Handbook of Psychoactive Herbs will give you a better understanding of herbal products that have psychological effects. The book explores how they work, how effective they are, and what is known about their safety. Geared towards non-specialist professionals and curious individuals, this guide shows how herbal preparations can affect the brain, mental state, and behavior of a user and includes treatment methods, tables, illustrations, a glossary, and a bibliography. The Concise Handbook of Psychoactive Herbs contains chapters on several types of psychoactive herbs, including: stimulants cognition-enhancers sedatives painkillers hallucinogens With the Concise Handbook of Psychoactive Herbs, you’ll examine the effects of psychoactive drugs on the nervous system—both positive and negative. Each chapter discusses a type of herbal medicine, its action on the brain and other systems of the body, side effects, and the potential for addiction. The book closely examines possible drug interactions with prescription medications and emphasizes the caution you need to take when using herbal health products. In the Concise Handbook of Psychoactive Herbs you will learn about the psychoactive actions of such medicinal plants as: coffee tobacco cannabis ginseng chamomile cocoa opium poppy peyote gingko biloba
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The Complete Technology Book on Herbal Beauty Products with Formulations and Processes

The Complete Technology Book on Herbal Beauty Products with Formulations and Processes

It combines the skills of specialists in chemistry, physics, biology, medicine and herbs. These are less likely to cause any damaging effect to health.

Author: H. Panda

Publisher: ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS PRESS Inc.

ISBN: 9788178330211

Category:

Page: 550

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Herbs can be used for beauty in original or compound form. They act against the internal impurities and external toxins of our body, add additional nutrients to it, make it glow and shine. Herbs provide natural, flawless treatment to our skin; nourish it from within, leading to its internal development. It combines the skills of specialists in chemistry, physics, biology, medicine and herbs. These are less likely to cause any damaging effect to health. These days a number of products that are using the herbal formulae have got lot of attention and have been witnessing a huge rise in demand not only nationally but on international arena. Bath and beauty products use herbs for both their scents and therapeutic qualities. Herbal products are replacing the synthetics products because of its harsh nature. Herbal products are in huge demand in the developed world for health care for the reason that they are efficient, safe and have lesser side effects. The formulations based on herbs are safe and effective. Drugs obtained from plant origin occupy important position in different pharmacopoeias. Products from natural sources are an integral part of human health care system because of major concern about synthetic drugs and their side effects and toxicity. The demand of herbal cosmetic products is high soaring in the world today. India has always been a rich producer of herbal products. The natural resources in the country are in abundance and have been a major source for the booming industry of herbal and cosmetic products. Some of the basic fundamentals of the book are herbal body care, herbal combinations for the bath, herbal perfumes, herbal perfumes flower based rose, herbal perfumes (special type), herbal toilet waters, lavender water, amber lavender, herbal toilet preparations, herbal skin care products, herbal treatments, herbal medicines, analysis of medicinal plants, manufacturers of standardized herbal extracts, phytochemicals and essential oils in India etc. This book contains the formula and manufacturing processes of herbal products. An attempt to blend ancient and modern science as well as art could be fruitful and such attempts must be carried out on sound scientific basis. The book is very resourceful for research scholars, technocrats, institutional libraries and entrepreneurs who want to enter into the field of manufacturing herbal beauty products.
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Handbook on Ayurvedic Medicines with Formulae Processes Their Uses 2nd Revised Edition

Handbook on Ayurvedic Medicines with Formulae  Processes   Their Uses  2nd Revised Edition

Efforts have been made on this book to enable readers to explore details regarding medicinal plants and their processing, learn about the unique composition of Rooh Afza, a clinical study of Chyavanaprash produced by Ayurveda rasashala, a ...

Author: H. Panda

Publisher: NIIR PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES

ISBN: 9789381039250

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Page: 576

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Ayurvedic medicine (also called Ayurveda) is one of the world’s oldest medical systems. It originated in India and has evolved there over thousands of years. It is a holistic healing science. Ayurvedic practice involves the use of medications that typically contain herbs, metals, minerals, or other materials. Now-a-days people are attracted more towards Ayurvedic medicines as the allopathic medicines are costlier and have side effects. There is more and more scientific research being conducted in our country for treatment of various diseases by Ayurvedic and herbal therapy. Research on medicinal and cosmetic uses of herbs is contributing to the growth of herbal industry. A large number of ailments have Ayurvedic treatment much superior to the other system of medicines and this has been recognized world over. Medicine has become an increasingly accepted alternative medical treatment in America during the last two decades. Up to 80% of people in India use either Ayurveda or other traditional medicines. It is believed that building a healthy metabolic system, attaining good digestion and proper excretion leads to vitality. India is said to have advantage of well recorded and well practiced knowledge of traditional herbal medicines. Herbal products are in huge demand in the developed world for health care, for the reason that they are efficient, safe and have lesser side effects. Efforts have been made on this book to enable readers to explore details regarding medicinal plants and their processing, learn about the unique composition of Rooh Afza, a clinical study of Chyavanaprash produced by Ayurveda rasashala, a clinical assessment of effect of triphala inlipoma, formulae and processes of different types of Ayurvedic Medicines like churan, capsules, syrup, sharbat, pastes etc that are used in various ailments. It also highlights preparation and uses of every product accompanied with their formulations which offers relief from a variety of conditions, such as cold and flu symptoms, headaches, toothaches, sore throats, high cholesterol, vision problems, anxiety, depression etc. Special content on machinery equipment photographs along with supplier details has also been included.
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Handbook On Herbal Drugs And Its Plant Sources

Handbook On Herbal Drugs And Its Plant Sources

This particular book clearly described the original source of such drugs, which is beneficial to scientists and scholars.

Author: H. Panda

Publisher: National Institute of Industrial Re

ISBN: 8186623736

Category: Herbs

Page: 596

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Medicinal plants have been used as a major source of therapeutic agents by human being for thousands of years. Ancient men obtained more than 90% of his medicaments from higher plants. However, the importance of plants as a source of drugs decreased to certain extent. Inspite of the fact that synthetic drugs and antibiotics have improved the life expectancy of man, plants still constitute as one of the major sources of raw materials for drugs all over the world. This particular book clearly described the original source of such drugs, which is beneficial to scientists and scholars.
Categories: Herbs

Herbal Cosmetics Ayurvedic Medicines EOU 3rd Revised Edition

Herbal Cosmetics   Ayurvedic Medicines  EOU   3rd Revised Edition

These are economical and sure to provide alleviate the problems not only for skin but for long term health issues also. Herbal products combine the skills of specialists in chemistry, physics, biology, medicine and herbs.

Author: P. K. Chattopadhyay

Publisher: NIIR PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES

ISBN: 9789381039274

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Page: 476

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Herbal cosmetics have been into usage from time immemorial so has been the use of Ayurvedic medicines. Ayurveda which means the complete knowledge for long life has been very popular these days on account of its minimum or zero side effects with considerable power of curing. Similarly herbal cosmetics have been of great value because of the least harm they cause to the skin and the radiance they add to the skin. These days a number of beauty products that are using the herbal formulae and Ayurveda concepts have got lot of attention and have been witnessing a huge rise in demand not only nationally but on international arena. The charm of understanding herbal product is even you can use it by making certain combination at your home and get the benefits. These are economical and sure to provide alleviate the problems not only for skin but for long term health issues also. Herbal products combine the skills of specialists in chemistry, physics, biology, medicine and herbs. These are less likely to cause any damaging effect to health. Bath and beauty products use herbs for both their scents and therapeutic qualities. Herbal products are replacing the synthetics products because of its harsh nature. Herbal products are in huge demand in the developed world for health care for the reason that they are efficient, safe and have lesser side effects. The formulations based on herbs are safe and effective. To exploit the knowledge that has got the genesis in our country the book aims to provide you a comprehensive information on different types of herbal Cosmetics formulas. The contents of the book are: Analysis of Creams, Infra-Red Spectrophotometer In Cosmetic Analysis, Infra Red Spectrophotometer In Cosmetic Analysis, Analysis of Creams, Analysis of Shampoos, Lal Tooth Powder, Bath and Massage Oil, Sun Care/Skin Lightening Compound, Herbal Liver Tonic, Vicks Like Compound, hair oil, Eye Drops, Packaging Criteria for Cosmetics and Toiletries, Vicks Like Compound, Cosmetics for Elderly People, Cough Syrup, Colour in Cosmetics, Herbal Liver Tonic, Herbal Formulation, Medicinal Herbs as Cosmetics, Medicinal & Massage Oils, Herbal Cosmetic Cream for Dry Skin, Herbal Deodorant Roll On, Drug Standardization, Guide Lines on GMP, Premises and Equipment Requirements, Aloe Gel, Tablets and Capsule, Sandalwood Oil and Machinery Section. The Third Revised Edition of Herbal cosmetics and Ayurvedic medicines (EOU) also includes photographs of machinery and equipments with addresses of their manufacturers. The book in general will be beneficial for entrepreneurs, industrialists, project consultants, libraries and in general all those looking for detail information.
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Handbook of Medicinal Plants

Handbook of Medicinal Plants

With this book, you can help meet the challenge to find scientifically rationalized medicines that are safer, more effective, and readily available to patients from all walks of life.

Author: Zohara Yaniv

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1560229950

Category: Science

Page: 500

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Stay up-to-date with this important contribution to rationalized botanical medicine The Handbook of Medicinal Plants explores state-of-the-art developments in the field of botanical medicine. Nineteen experts from around the world provide vital information on natural products and herbal medicines—from their earliest relevance in various cultures to today’s cutting-edge biotechnologies. Educated readers, practitioners, and academics of natural sciences will benefit from the text’s rich list of references as well as numerous tables, figures, and color photographs and illustrations. The Handbook of Medicinal Plants is divided into three main sections. The first section covers the use of herbal medicines throughout history in China, Australia, the Americas, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean, emphasizing the need for future medicinal plant research. The second section discusses the latest technologies in production and breeding, crop improvement, farming, and plant research. The third section focuses on groundbreaking advances in the medicinal application of therapeutic herbs. In the Handbook of Medicinal Plants, you will gain new knowledge about: recent research and development in Chinese herbal medicine modern methods of evaluating the efficacy of medicinal plants by “screening” the newest developments of in vitro cultivation prevention and therapy of cancer and other diseases using medicinal plants the challenges and threats to medicinal plant research today trends in phytomedicine in the new millennium The Handbook of Medicinal Plants demonstrates the global relevance of sharing local knowledge about phytomedicines, and highlights the need to make information on plants available on a worldwide basis. With this book, you can help meet the challenge to find scientifically rationalized medicines that are safer, more effective, and readily available to patients from all walks of life.
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Handbook On Medicinal Herbs With Uses

Handbook On Medicinal Herbs With Uses

This book illustrates the cultivation, utilization of Abelmoschus Moschatus, Abroma Augusta, Abrus Precatorius, Abutilon Indicum, Acacia Arabica, Acacia Catechu,AcaciaFernesiana, Acanthus Ilicifolius, Achillea Millefolium, Achyranthes ...

Author: H. Panda

Publisher: ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS PRESS Inc.

ISBN: 9788178330587

Category: Herbs

Page: 550

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Medicinal herbs are the local heritage with global importance. World is endowed with a rich wealth of medicinal herbs. The Variety and sheet number of plants with therapeutic properties is quite astonishing. Medicinal herbs have curative properties due to presence of various complex chemical substance of different composition, which are found as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants. These plant metabolites, according to their composition, are grouped as alkaloids, glycosides, corticosteroids, essential oils etc. During the past decade, a dramatic increase in exports of medicinal herbs attests to worldwide interest in these products as well as in traditional health systems. The pharmaceutical industries have made massive investment on pharmacological, clinical and chemical researches all over the world in past five decades. Efforts have been made to discover still more potent plant drugs. The benefits of these efforts would reach to the masses in future in farmers initiate commercial cultivation of medicinal herbs. In fact, agricultural studies on medicinal herbs, by its very nature, demand an equally large investment and higher priority. India, in particular, has a big scope for the development of pharmaceutical and physiochemical industry. The medical plants for health are used as herbal treatments and therapies that can be new habits for culture. Medicinal plants constitute a large segment of the flora, which provide raw materials for use by various industries. They have been used in the country for a long time for their medicinal properties. These plants are staging a comeback and herbal renaissance is happening all over the globe. The herbal medicines today symbolise safety in contrast to the synthetics that are regarded as unsafe to human and environment. This book illustrates the cultivation, utilization of Abelmoschus Moschatus, Abroma Augusta, Abrus Precatorius, Abutilon Indicum, Acacia Arabica, Acacia Catechu,AcaciaFernesiana, Acanthus Ilicifolius, Achillea Millefolium, Achyranthes Aspera, Aconitum Napellus, Aconitum Heterophyllum,Acorus Calamus, Adansonia Degitata, Adina Cordifolia Adhatoda Vasika, Adonis Vernalis, Aegle Marmels, Aerua Lanata, Aesculus Hippocastanum, Aethusa Cynapium etc. The book contains systematic account of the most important plants used in medicines. Each chapter covers botanical description, parts used, Ayurvedic properties, clinical uses, constituents with the figure of the plant. This book will be very useful for those working on medicinal plants, natural products, entrepreneurs, libraries, consultant, research scholars etc.
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A Handbook of Common Medicinal Plants Used in Ayurveda

A Handbook of Common Medicinal Plants Used in Ayurveda

The handbook provides illustrated descriptions of 30 common medicinal plants used in Ayurveda, including botanical names, names of the family, common English and Hindi names, the plant parts used, brief description of the plants, major ...

Author: Dr. Bharti Chaudhry

Publisher: Kojo Press

ISBN: 9788193380574

Category: Science

Page: 112

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Medicinal plants have long been used in traditional cultures all over the world and are increasingly becoming popular as natural alternatives to synthetic medicines. The high cost and side-effects of modern drugs, multiple drug-resistance and lack of curative treatment for chronic diseases has rekindled interest in the traditional systems of medicine. Ayurveda is the oldest and most widely practiced traditional system of India, known for its preventive, restorative and holistic mode of treatment. Many medicinal plants used in Ayurveda are effective against many chronic diseases of skin, hepatic disorders, rheumatic diseases, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, respiratory ailments, cognitive disorders and other immunological and lifestyle diseases. The traditional uses of many medicinal plants have been scientifically authenticated by several experimental studies on model animals, human cell lines and clinical trials. The handbook provides illustrated descriptions of 30 common medicinal plants used in Ayurveda, including botanical names, names of the family, common English and Hindi names, the plant parts used, brief description of the plants, major phytochemicals, therapeutic potential and medicinal uses. The introductory chapter deals with the importance of medicinal plants in Traditional systems of medicine and gives a brief overview of the concepts and terminology of Ayurveda system of medicine. A special feature is a glossary that defines the medical terms that have been used in the book for easy comprehension. The handbook provides the reader valuable information about the traditional as well as current uses of selected medicinal plants. It is addressed to undergraduate and postgraduate students of botany, teachers, academicians, researchers, practitioners of traditional and alternative medicine and all those interested in herbal medicine. The book will generate interest in the rich diversity of medicinal plants used in the Ayurveda system of medicine and the importance of preventive, holistic healing in management of health and disease.
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Herbal Cosmetics Handbook 3rd Revised Edition

Herbal Cosmetics Handbook  3rd Revised Edition

... On Herbal Beauty Products With Formulations And Processes Modern Technology Of Cosmetics Handbook Of Herbal Products (Medicines, Cosmetics, Toiletries, Perfumes) 2 Vols. Herbs Cultivation & Medicinal Uses Herbs Cultivation & Their ...

Author: H Panda

Publisher: ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS PRESS Inc.

ISBN: 9788178330808

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Page: 672

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Cosmetics have been in utilization for more than thousands years. More commonly known as make- up, it includes a host of skin products like foundation, lip colors etc. The international market for skincare and color cosmetics surpassed a sale of 53 billion dollars in 2002. The quantity and number of latest products brought to market both nationally and internationally continues to develop at a fast pace. Cosmetic chemists all the time are looking for attractive and striking material that enhances skin's appearance and healthiness. A huge collection of compounds is required to supply these products. The newest edition of the Cosmetics Toiletries and Fragrance Association (CTFA) Dictionary displays more than 10,000 raw materials and the list continues to increase with every year hundreds of new ingredients being added. The cosmetic chemistry has encompasses a vast area of study and one such is Herbal Cosmetics. Herbal cosmetics are the product of cosmetic chemistry, a science that combines the skills of specialists in chemistry, physics, biology, medicine and herbs. Since cosmetics are applied mostly to the skin, hair and nails, a brief description of the anatomy of these is desirable. Herbal cosmetic major users are girls and women who are very much peculiar about their skin type and requirement. Synthetic cosmetic being harsh and prone to more side- effects, herbal cosmetic is quickly replacing it and gaining a lot of popularity. As a result it has created an enormous market for itself both domestic as well as export market. Herbal Cosmetics Handbook has been featured as best seller. The book contains formulae, manufacturing processes of different herbal cosmetics like cosmetics for skin, nails, hair etc. It also covers analysis method of cosmetics, toxicity and test method. Some of the chapters of the book are: Classification of cosmetics Economic aspects, Cosmetic Emulsions, Cosmetics for the skin, Cosmetic Creams, Lubricating or Emollient Creams-Night Creams, Skin Protective and Hand Creams, Vanishing Creams-Foundation Creams, Liquid Creams, Cosmetic Lotions, Hand Lotions, Skin Toning Lotions-Skin Fresheners, Astringent Lotions, Hair Tonics and many more. The book will render useful purpose for new entrepreneurs, technologists, professionals, researchers and for those who want to extend their knowledge in the said field.
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Herbal Cosmetics Hand Book

Herbal Cosmetics Hand Book

Since cosmetics are applied mostly to the skin, hair and nails, a brief description of the anatomy of these is desirable.

Author: H Panda

Publisher: National Institute of Industrial Re

ISBN: 8178330806

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 752

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Herbal cosmetics are the product of cosmetic chemistry, a science that combines the skills of specialists in chemistry, physics, biology, medicine and herbs. Since cosmetics are applied mostly to the skin, hair and nails, a brief description of the anatomy of these is desirable. In classifying herbal cosmetics, it must be considered that the consumers of these preparations, most of whom are girls and women, are more concerned with their physical than their chemical characteristics. Now-a-days herbal cosmetic is occupying more popularity than synthetic cosmetic. So there is very good scope for new entrants, because it has both domestic as well as export market. The present book contains formulae, manufacturing processes of different herbal cosmetics like cosmetics for skin, nails, hair etc. It also covers analysis method of cosmetics, toxicity and test method. The book is very useful for new entrepreneurs, technologists, professionals, researchers and for those who are already in this field.
Categories: Health & Fitness