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Pharmacodynamic basis of herbal medicine

Title
Pharmacodynamic basis of herbal medicine / Manuchair Ebadi.
Author
Ebadi, Manuchair S.
Publication
Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, [2007], ©2007.
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699 pages : illustrations; 27 cm
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Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 661-672) and index.
Contents
Ch. 1. The pharmacokinetic basis of therapeutics -- Ch. 2. Pharmacodynamics -- Ch. 3. Adverse reactions and drug-drug interactions -- Ch. 4. Herb-drug interactions -- Ch. 5. Natural products as a resource for established and new drugs -- Ch. 6. Alternative therapies -- Ch. 7. Herbal therapeutics then and now -- Ch. 8. Dietary antioxidants -- Ch. 9. Herbal drugs and their high demand in treating diseases -- Ch. 10. Algae -- Ch. 11. Alkaloids -- Ch. 12. Aloe and colon function -- Ch. 13. Banisterine, selegiline, and Parkinson's disease -- Ch. 14. Belladonna alkaloids : autonomic drugs -- Ch. 15. Blueberry (Vaccinium) -- Ch. 16. Botulinum toxin -- Ch. 17. Brussels sprouts -- Ch. 18. Cannabis -- Ch. 19. Capsicum, Rosemary, and turmeric -- Ch. 20. Carotenoids -- Ch. 21. Chocolate -- Ch. 22. Cinchona tree -- Ch. 23. Coca -- Ch. 24. Colchicine and gout -- Ch. 25. Compositae -- Ch. 26. Curare and neuromuscular blockade -- Ch. 27. Daffodil and Alzheimer's disease -- Ch. 28. Eggplant -- Ch. 29. Ephedrine (Ma Huang) : a decongestant and vasopressor -- Ch. 30. Ergot, its alkaloids, and headache -- Ch. 31. Flavonoids -- Ch. 32. Flaxseed -- Ch. 33. Folate in fruit -- Ch. 34. Food-drug interactions -- Ch. 35. Foxglove, cardiac glycosides, and congestive heart failure -- Ch. 36. Ginkgo biloba -- Ch. 37. Ginseng and cholinergic transmission -- Ch. 38. Green, white, and black teas -- Ch. 39. Herbal plants and tuberculosis -- Ch. 40. Herbal products for the chemotherapy of human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Ch. 41. Honey : the nectar of life -- Ch. 42. Horseradish and antiplatelet actions -- Ch. 43. Hypericum (St. John's Wort) and depression -- Ch. 44. Ipecac -- Ch. 45. Manuka and fungal disease -- Ch. 46. Marine therapeutics -- Ch. 47. Morphine : Papaver somniferum -- Ch. 48. Oats (Avena sativa L.) and their antioxidant activity -- Ch. 49. Olives and olive oil -- Ch. 50. Onion and garlic -- Ch. 51. Immunoenhancing actions of plantain -- Ch. 52. Plants and diabetes -- Ch. 53. Pomegranate -- Ch. 54. Pycnogenol -- Ch. 55. Pygeum africanum and permixon for the treatment of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia -- Ch. 56. Reserpine -- Ch. 57. Rhubarb -- Ch. 58. Saffron -- Ch. 59. Salicylate -- Ch. 60. Sex herbs -- Ch. 61. Sponges and steroids -- Ch. 62. Taxol (paclitaxel) and cancer chemotherapy -- Ch. 63. Tomatoes and medicine -- Ch. 64. Ulcer therapy with herbal medicine -- Ch. 65. Valerian -- Ch. 66. Vitamins and diet -- Ch. 67. Wheat germ -- Ch. 68. Wine -- Ch. 69. Yogurt and the immune system.
ISBN
  • 0849370507 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9780849370502 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006043867
OCLC
  • ocm64625050
  • 64625050
  • SCSB-5327604
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries