Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy

Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy

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'Trease and Evans' is an encyclopedic reference work on pharmacognosy - the study of those natural substances, principally plants, that find a use in medicine. Its popularity and longevity stem from the book's balance between classical (crude and powdered drugs' characterization and examination) and modern (phytochemisty and pharmacology) aspects of this branch of science, as well as the editor's recognition in recent years of the growing importance of complementary medicines, including herbal, homeopathic and aromatherapy.Alcohol is a general solvent for many plant constituents (most fixed oils excepted) and as such may give problems in the ... Supercritical fluid extraction The use of supercritical fluids for the extraction of a range of materials including plantanbsp;...

Title:Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy
Author:William Charles Evans, Daphne Evans
Publisher:Bailliere-Tindale - 2002


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