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Encyclopaedia of Pharmaceutical and Herbal Medicinal Plants (In 4 Volumes)

R B Pradhan (Author) S V R Naidu (Author)

Most of the pharmaceuticals today include medicinal plants, herbal medicine, botanical medicine, alternative medicine, dietary supplements, nutritional supplements, herbal supplements, nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals. To cater to these areas, we provide in this encyclopaedia, medicinal plant cultivation, herbal medicine manufacture, quality control of herbal drugs, GMP for botanicals herbal pharmacopoeia and Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia of India besides a range of chapters giving detailed botanical and phytochemical information on medicinal plants and their standards and standardization methods.

This Encyclopaedia presents a systematic review on traditional herbal medicine including historical background, medical innovations introduced physicians, common roots of medicine and western medicine, methodology of drug discovery and therapy.


Vol. 1

1. Medicinal Herbs

2. An Introduction to Herbal Medicine

3. Theoretical Concepts of Traditional European Naturopathy and Herbalism Used in Modern Therapy

4. Phytotherapy

5. Medical Herbalism

6. Plants Used in Herbal Medicine




Vol. 2

7. Indian Ayurveda Herbs

8. Global Promotion of Herbal Medicine : India's Opportunity

9. Herbal Medicines for Wound Healing anong Tribal People in Southern India

10. History of Use of Traditional Herbal Medicines

11. Processing Herbs and Herbal Medicines

12. Indigenous Knowledge of Selected Medicinal Wild Plants

13. Medicinal Plants for Modern Heath Care

14. Socio-Economic, Ethical and Legal Implications of Herbal Medicine

15. Medicinal Plants and the Pharmaceutical Industry

16. Development of Supply Chains for Medicinal Plants : A Case Study, Vinca Rosa, Bihar India

17. Role of Medicinal Plants in Ayurvedic Systems of Medicine in India

18. Valuation of Medicinal Plants for Pharmaceutical Uses

19. Medicinal Plants : Are-emerging Health Aid

20. Global Herbal Market




Vol. 3

21. Potentially Hazardous Contaminants and Residues in Herbal Medicines

22. Guiding Principles for Assessing Safty of Herbal Medicines with Reference to Contaminants and Residues

23. The Value of Plants Used in Traditional Medicine for Drug Discovery

24. Quality Control, Screening Toxicity and Regulation of Herbal Drugs

25. Herbal Drugs in Medical Health Practices

26. Herbal Medicine for Market Potential in India

27. Traditional Herbal Medicine in Far-West Nepal : A Pharmacological Appraisal

28. Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Tablets Containing Ipomoea Digitatalinn

29. Adverse Effects of Herbs and Drug-Herbal Interactions

30. The Present Status of Ayurveda and Medicinal Plants in India

31. Profile of the Ayurveda Industry

32. Medicinal Plants at Risk




Vol. 4

33. Medicinal Plants of India with Anti-diabetic Potential

34. Intellectual Property Rights for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in India

35. The Immuno Pharmaceutical Effects and Mechanisms of Herb Medicine

36. Globalisation, Global Trends in Herbal Market and the Impact on Medicinal Plants

37. Ethno Medicine in Complementary Therapeutics

38. Legal Regime of Herbal Medicinal Industry in India

39. Phytochemical Processing

40. Essential Ayurvedic Plants

41. Plants of Herbal Use

42. More Plant Families of Medicine



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Bibliographic information

Title Encyclopaedia of Pharmaceutical and Herbal Medicinal Plants (In 4 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 11.08.2012
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789381142646
length 1159p., 23cm.