The book series 'Advances in Phytomedicine' is an international series devoted exclusively to the emerging research in ethnomedicine and drug development. The series will serve as a platform to reflect the transdisciplinary nature of the field of ethnomedicine. A variety of disciplines including all aspects of drug safety, drug monitoring, reporting, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics metabolism, pharmacodynamics and adverse reactions of clinical ethnomedical research will be covered. Topics such as non-clinical safety, efficacy, toxicology, public policy issues, pharmaceutical, ethnoveterinary, ethnographic, applied sciences and other disciplines related to the development of indigenous knowledge in drug development will be discussed in the series.
The book series is intended to address the issue of practice of traditional medicine and the remedies used as it relates to drug development and the standardization of traditional remedies and their translation into phytomedicines, nutraceuticals and dietary supplements. The niche covered by this series is the interphase between ethnomedicine and modern 'Materia medica'.
The first book published in the series is entitled: