Pharmacology of Oriental Plants

Pharmacology of Oriental Plants

Proceedings of the First International Pharmacological Meeting, Stockholm, 22-25 August, 1961

1st Edition - January 1, 1965

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  • Editors: K. K. Chen, B. Mukerji
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483185408

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Pharmacology of Oriental Plants is a collection of papers that details the advancement in research of the pharmacological properties of oriental plants. The topics included in the text cover the chemical behavior and mode of action of plants. Several studies also tackle the medicinal properties of plants that undergo a specific process. The book will be of great use to pharmacologists, botanists, biochemists, horticulturists, and physicians. Advocates of natural and alternative medicine will also find the text interesting.

Table of Contents

  • List of Authors

    Peptic Ulcer-inhibiting Activity of Licorice Root

    Recent Advances in the Pharmacological Research of Medicinal Plants in the People's Republic of China

    The Mode of Action of Schizandra chinensis

    The Effect of an Extract of Ginseng on the Adrenal Cortex

    Pharmacology of Chinese Materia Medica

    Hypotensive and Tranquillizing Activity of Jatamansone (Valeranone) — a Sesquiterpene from Nardostachys jatamansi D.C.

    Anti-cancer Alkaloids of Vinca rosea

    History of Rauwolfia serpentina and Our Early Investigations

    The Pharmacology of Rauwolfia Alkaloids

    Eleutherococcus senticosus — a New Medicinal Herb of the Araliaceae Family


Product details

  • No. of pages: 114
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1965
  • Published: January 1, 1965
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483185408

About the Editors

K. K. Chen

B. Mukerji

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