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Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy E-Book by Michael Heinrich,Joanne Barnes,Simon Gibbons,Elizabeth M.

By Michael Heinrich,Joanne Barnes,Simon Gibbons,Elizabeth M. Williamson

A new vintage’ in a brand new edition!

  • Fully revised and up to date throughout
  • New sections on antimicrobials

From magazine studies of the former edition:

‘Drawing on their wealth of expertise and data during this box, the authors, who're absolutely top-of-the-line minds in pharmacognosy this present day, supply important and interesting insights into the historical past, botany, chemistry, phytotherapy and value of medicinal vegetation in a few of state-of-the-art wellbeing and fitness care structures. this can be a landmark textbook, which rigorously brings jointly suitable facts from various resources and gives in an authoritative and exhaustive demeanour, leading edge details that's correct to pharmacists, pharmacognocists, complementary practitioners, medical professionals and nurses alike.’ The Pharmaceutical Journal

‘This is the 1st ebook that i've got encountered which mixes the compounds and crops present in ordinary pharmacognosy textbooks, i.e. these utilized in orthodox Western drugs, with the 'new phytopharmaceuticals' that have turn into confirmed in Western tradition over the past twenty years. The scientific institution during this setting is ultimately catching up with the practices of the final inhabitants and so this e-book is a wonderful selection in the event you desire to examine which of the numerous crops on hand have a few medical credence. I will be including this publication to the fundamental analyzing record for the entire undergraduate scholars on our pharmacy measure direction and might motivate all these fascinated with educating pharmacy scholars to do the same." P.J. Houghton, division of Pharmacy, King's university London, magazine of Ethnopharmacology

‘Educated pharmacists without doubt equate Pharmacognosy with hours spent hunched over a microscope determining vegetable medications. Many most likely think of it as an issue with little value in a contemporary pharmacy curriculum. How fallacious they're! ... This publication is designed to provide an summary at an easy-to-understand point of a vast topic area... for college kids of technological know-how and of the healthcare professions it's a helpful textual content and the authors are to be recommended for his or her work.’ Irish Pharmacy Journal

From consumer reviews:

‘A new vintage. this is often a great ebook either for technological know-how scholars and the non clinical who've an curiosity in phytotherapy. The format is logical and obviously set out. i admire the chemical structural diagrams, and the reasons of even advanced sequences are effortless to appreciate with little or no jargon. it truly is encouraging to work out pharmacognosy being given a popular position in a latest textbook, and fascinating to determine either hand drawings and chemical constructions at the comparable page!’

‘I can suggest this to someone who's drawn to the technology in the back of natural items and drugs; specially while you are drawn to crops. it really is very simple to persist with and extremely concise! reliable for pharmacy students.’

‘This is an final textbook during this topic and a boon for college students of M Pharmacy (Pharmacognosy) in addition to undergraduates scholars of Pharmacy. along with them, it truly is appropriate for each path comprising a examine of vegetation and their medicinal use.’

‘Excellent reference e-book. As an editor, I immediately stumbled on the solutions to varied questions I had concerning botanical descriptions. And it even spoke back questions that I hadn't gotten round to asking. hugely recommended!’

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