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Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants

Edited by James A Duke 
CRC Press  2000  



Hardback  680 pp  ISBN 9780849338656      £145.00
  • A volume of the 'Herbal Reference Library'.
  • Covers more than 1,000 economically important plants
  • Lists vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals
  • Gives quantities present in parts per million (ppm)
  • Features all of the species considered GRAS by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Gives the scientific name, common name(s), phytochemical constituents, a single datum or range of quantitative data, and abbreviations for each entry
CRC Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants is a unique catalog that includes more than 15,000 phytochemical constituents from over 1,000 higher plant species. This volume covers all of the generally-recognized-as-safe (GRAS) herbs and at least 250 important food and medicinal plants. Each entry features the scientific name, one or more common names, a listing of phytochemical constituents, a single datum or range of quantitative data (wet-weight to dry-weight in parts per million), two-letter abbreviation identifying the plant part, and three-letter abbreviation(s) indicating the source (s) of the data.

The extraordinary amount of data compiled into an easy-to-use tabular format makes the CRC Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants a volume useful to all pharmacologists, toxicologists, nutritionists, pharmacognicists, and food scientists.

Contents

  • Introduction.
  • Codes Used in Databases.
  • References.
  • Alphabetical Listing by Scientific Name.
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