Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants

Written By Victor Kuete
Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants
  • Publsiher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release : 18 September 2021
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
  • Pages : 715 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants written by Victor Kuete which was release on 18 September 2021, this book published by Elsevier Science Limited. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants provides a detailed overview of toxicological studies relating to traditionally used medicinal plants in Africa, with special emphasis on the methodologies and tools used for data collection and interpretation. The book considers the physical parameters of these plants and their effect upon various areas of the body and human health, including chapters dedicated to genotoxicity, hepatotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, cardiotoxicity, neurotoxicity, and specific organs and systems. Following this discussion of the effects of medicinal plants is a critical review of the guidelines and methods in use for toxicological research as well as the state of toxicology studies in Africa. With up-to-date research provided by a team of experts, Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants is an invaluable resource for researchers and students involved in pharmacology, toxicology, phytochemistry, medicine, pharmacognosy, and pharmaceutical biology. Offers a critical review of the methods used in toxicological survey of medicinal plants Provides up-to-date toxicological data on African medicinal plants and families Serves as a resource tool for students and scientists in the various areas of toxicology

Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants

Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants
  • Author : Victor Kuete
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 715
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants provides a detailed overview of toxicological studies relating to traditionally used medicinal plants in Africa, with special emphasis on the methodologies and tools used for data collection and interpretation. The book considers the physical parameters of these plants and their effect upon various areas ...

Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants

Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants
  • Author : Victor Kuete
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-05-30
  • Total pages : 744
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants provides a detailed overview of toxicological studies relating to traditionally used medicinal plants in Africa, with special emphasis on the methodologies and tools used for data collection and interpretation. The book considers the physical parameters of these plants and their effect upon various areas ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-07
  • Total pages : 411
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : This volume in the series is devoted to Africa, a continent that possesses a vast treasure of medicinal plants and has produced some exclusive materials for the world market. This volume is expected to strengthen the medicinal plant sector in African countries by making comprehensive information on medicinal and aromatic ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-10-05
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Ethnopharmacology is one of the world’s fastest-growing scientific disciplines encompassing a diverse range of subjects. It links natural sciences research on medicinal, aromatic and toxic plants with socio-cultural studies and has often been associated with the development of new drugs. The Editors of Ethnopharmacology have assembled an international team ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-22
  • Total pages : 510
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Toxicology in Antiquity provides an authoritative and fascinating exploration into the use of toxins and poisons in antiquity. It brings together the two previously published shorter volumes on the topic, as well as adding considerable new information. Part of the History of Toxicology and Environmental Health series, it covers key ...

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-01-30
  • Total pages : 314
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Herbal medicine is a multidisciplinary compilation of topics in herbal medicine that are designed to enlighten all who have a stake in healthcare. In light of the current trends and popularity of herbal medicine, cultural/societal differences and perception, and the relationship with modern healthcare this book presents selected topics ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-12-22
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Focusing on phytochemicals and their potential for drug discovery, this book offers a comprehensive resource on poisonous plants and their applications in chemistry and in pharmacology. Provides a comprehensive resource on phytotoxins, covering historical perspectives, modern applications, and their potential in drug discovery - Covers the mechanisms, benefits, risks and ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-30
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Ethnopharmacology and Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants provides a multitude of contemporary views on the diversity of medicinal plants, discussing both their traditional uses and therapeutic claims. This book emphasizes the importance of cataloging ethnomedical information as well as examining and preserving the diversity of traditional medicines. It also discusses the ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-30
  • Total pages : 473
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Forests cover thirty-one percent of the world’s land surface, provide habitats for animals, livelihoods for humans, and generate household income in rural areas of developing countries. They also supply other essential amenities, for instance, they filter water, control water runoff, protect soil erosion, regulate climate, store nutrients, and facilitate ...

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  • Author : Victor Kuete
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-14
  • Total pages : 694
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa: Therapeutic Potential against Metabolic, Inflammatory, Infectious and Systemic Diseases provides a detailed look at medicinal spices and vegetables that have proven safe-and-effective for consumption and the treatment of diseases, including infectious diseases, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. It provides pharmacological evidence, such as the latest ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-09-18
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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  • Publisher : Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH
  • Release Date : 2021-04-10
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Biopesticides have readily available sources, they are effective and easily biodegradable, exhibit various modes of action, cheaper, inherently less toxic to humans and the environment. They do not leave harmful residues, and are usually more specific to target pests. The use of biopesticides is markedly safer for the environment and ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-06-27
  • Total pages : 589
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Plants produce a vast number of bioactive compounds with different chemical scaffolds, which modulate a diverse range of molecular targets and are used as drugs for treating numerous diseases. Most present-day medicines are derived either from plant compounds or their derivatives, and plant compounds continue to offer limitless reserves for ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-27
  • Total pages : 782
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : During last couple of decades, a great deal of research has explored what exactly plants contain (bioactives) and how these molecules may interact with human physiology at the molecular level. It is extremely important to know what happens to plant bioactives or their biological activities when processed or isolated under ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-12-14
  • Total pages : 577
  • ISBN : 9780128000182
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Summary : Wild fruits play an important role in mitigating hunger in the developing world. As a sustainable and natural food source in rural areas, these fruits have a strong effect on regional food security and poverty alleviation. This makes the utilization of wild foods incredibly important for native populations both in ...