By Michael Heinrich, Joanne Barnes, Simon Gibbons, Elizabeth M. Williamson
'A new vintage' in a brand new version! absolutely revised and up to date all through. New sections on antimicrobials. From magazine experiences of the former variation: 'Drawing on their wealth of expertise and data during this box, the authors, who're definitely among the best minds in pharmacognosy this day, supply helpful and interesting insights into the background, botany, chemistry, phytotherapy and significance of medicinal crops in a few of modern day wellbeing and fitness care platforms. this can be a landmark textbook, which rigorously brings jointly proper information from quite a few assets and offers in an authoritative and exhaustive demeanour, leading edge details that's correct to pharmacists, pharmacognocists, complementary practitioners, medical professionals and nurses alike.' The Pharmaceutical magazine 'This is the 1st e-book that i've got encountered which mixes the compounds and crops present in ordinary pharmacognosy textbooks, i.e. these utilized in orthodox Western medication, with the 'new phytopharmaceuticals' that have turn into tested in Western tradition over the past two decades. The clinical institution during this surroundings is ultimately catching up with the practices of the overall inhabitants and so this e-book is a superb selection in case you desire to examine which of the various vegetation on hand have a few medical credence. I will probably be including this booklet to the basic analyzing record for the entire undergraduate scholars on our pharmacy measure direction and may motivate all these inquisitive about instructing pharmacy scholars to do the same." P.J. Houghton, division of Pharmacy, King's collage London, magazine of Ethnopharmacology 'Educated pharmacists doubtless equate Pharmacognosy with hours spent hunched over a microscope picking vegetable medicines. Many most likely examine it as a subject matter with little value in a latest pharmacy curriculum. How unsuitable they're! ... This publication is designed to provide an outline at an easy-to-understand point of a vast topic area... for college students of technology and of the healthcare professions it's a precious textual content and the authors are to be counseled for his or her work.' Irish Pharmacy magazine From shopper experiences: 'A new vintage. this can be a very good ebook either for technology scholars and the non medical who've an curiosity in phytotherapy. The structure is logical and obviously set out. i like the chemical structural diagrams, and the reasons of even complicated sequences are effortless to appreciate with little or no jargon. it's encouraging to work out pharmacognosy being given a renowned position in a contemporary textbook, and fascinating to determine either hand drawings and chemical buildings at the similar page!' 'I can suggest this to somebody who's attracted to the technological know-how in the back of natural items and drugs; in particular when you are drawn to crops. it really is very simple to keep on with and extremely concise! sturdy for pharmacy students.' 'This is an final texbook 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 compatible for each direction comprising a learn of vegetation and their medicinal use.' 'Excellent reference booklet. As an editor, I immediately stumbled on the solutions to numerous questions I had concerning botanical descriptions. And it even responded questions that I hadn't gotten round to asking. hugely recommended!'