Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being Paperback / softback
Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being discusses, in depth, the use of South African plants to treat a variety of ailments, including tuberculosis, cancer, periodontal diseases, acne, postmacular hypomelanosis, and more.
Plants were selected on the basis of their traditional use, and the book details the scientific evidence that supports their pharmacological and therapeutic potential to safely and effectively treat each disease.
Thus, this book is a valuable resource for all researchers, students and professors involved in advancing global medicinal plant research. Many plants found in South Africa are also found in other parts of the world.
Each chapter highlights plants from other worldwide locations so that scientists can study which plants belong to the same family, and how similar qualities can be used to treat a specific disease.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 328 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Publication Date: 29/09/2017
- Category: Pharmacology
- ISBN: 9780128124758