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The Treatise on Indian Medicinal Plants (Volume II)

Asima Chatterjee (Editor) Satyesh Chandra Pakrashi (Editor)
Synopsis In the Treatise on Indian Medicinal Plants seven hundred species have been described. The present volume deals with one hundred and twenty dicotyledonous flowering plants. Volume 2 was earlier published in 1992 by the publication and information directorate, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, which is now designated as National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), New Delhi. The earlier volume has been updated. New chemical constituents of sixty three plants have been reported. As in the earlier volumes the plants have been illustrated either with coloured photographs or B/W sketches. For the benefit of the  readers the basic concepts of Ayurveda, Glossaries of Sanskrit/Ayurvedic terms and medical terms have been recorded. The books referred in connection with literature references have been updated till December, 2002. The present volume would be a useful source of information for the research workers and those who are interested in traditional medicine.
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About the author

Satyesh Chandra Pakrashi

Dr. Satyesh Chandra Pakrashi. (b 1930). Ph.D (Calcutta). D.Sc. (hc. Kanpur), formerly Director, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Calcutta and CSIR Distinguished Fellow, an Indian National Science Academy Senior Scientist is now the Principal Investigator of an Utilization of Expertise of Retired Scientists (USERS) project of DST, Govt of India at the University College of Medicine, Calcutta University. An extramural teacher, Department of Biochemistry, Calcutta University, for more than three decades, he was also a National Lecturer, University Grants Commission amongst others. Dr. Pakrashi has made outstanding contributions on the Chemistry of Natural Products, particularly alkaloids and terpenoids, authored 175 original research papers in reputed national and international journals besides a dozen of patents, a score of review articles and chapters in several monographs. He edited the six-volume The Treatise on Indian Medicinal Plants jointly with Prof. (Mrs) Asima Chatterjee.

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Title The Treatise on Indian Medicinal Plants (Volume II)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 20.05.2006
Edition Reprint
Language: English
isbn 8172363176
length xx+234p., Figures.