Medicinal Plants: Culture, Utilization and Phytopharmacology

Thomas S.C. Li 
CRC Press  2000  

Hardback  536pp  ISBN 9781566769037      £145.00
  • User-friendly, broad base of information on medicinal plants and their uses covering more than 400 plant species
  • Three appendices for quick cross reference provide common name/scientific name, essential oils and their derivation, and active ingredients and their sources
  • Easy-to-use tabular format includes: active ingredients and major constituents, uses and value-added products, cultivation, and toxicity

Medicinal Plants: Culture, Utilization and Phytopharmacology covers over 400 species. Each chapter gathers valuable information from a wide variety of sources, and supplies it to the user in convenient table format, arranged alphabetically by scientific name, followed by the common name. Data topics include: major constituents (active ingredients) and medicinal values of plants; toxicity or hazardous components; essential oils; value-added products and possible uses; cultivation and harvesting; diseases and insects found in medicinal plants. Three appendices (alphabetical listing of plants by common name, followed by the scientific name; essential oils and their derivation; active ingredients and their sources) provide handy cross-references to the Tables.


  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowldgements
  • Major Constituents and Medicinal Values
  • Toxicity of Medicinal Plants
  • Essential Oil and Fractions Medicinal Plants
  • Value-Added Products and Possible Usage Derived from Medicinal Plants
  • Cultivation and Harvesting
  • Major Diseases and Insects Found in Medicinal Plants.
  • Appendices.
  • Index.
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