Medicinal Plants

From Farm to Pharmacy

  • Nirmal Joshee
  • Sadanand A. Dhekney
  • Prahlad Parajuli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Tejas S. Athni, Sudhir S. Athni
    Pages 1-16
  3. Brajesh Nanda Vaidya
    Pages 35-80
  4. Prachi Tripathi, Lubana Shahin, Ankush Sangra, Richa Bajaj, Alok Arun, Juan A. Negron Berrios
    Pages 81-110
  5. Sadanand A. Dhekney, M. R. Baldwin
    Pages 129-140
  6. Lani Irvin, Carissa Jackson, Aisha L. Hill, Richa Bajaj, Chonour Mahmoudi, Brajesh N. Vaidya et al.
    Pages 141-168
  7. Hemant Lata, Suman Chandra, Esther E. Uchendu, Ikhlas A. Khan, Mahmoud A. ElSohly
    Pages 169-186
  8. Narendra Narain, Saravanan Shanmugam, Adriano Antunes de Souza Araújo
    Pages 243-274
  9. Robert E. Wright III, Nirmal Joshee, Prahlad Parajuli
    Pages 275-290
  10. Govind Kannan, Thomas H. Terrill, Brou Kouakou, Jung H. Lee
    Pages 291-312
  11. Reda Saber Ibrahim Ahmed, Claire Soave, Tracey Guerin Edbauer, Kush Rohit Patel, Yasmine Elghoul, Antonio Vinicius Pazetti de Oliveira et al.
    Pages 313-332
  12. Destinney Cox-Georgian, Niveditha Ramadoss, Chathu Dona, Chhandak Basu
    Pages 333-359
  13. Karina Mariam Szuman, Namrita Lall, Bonani Madikizela
    Pages 361-398
  14. Ashish Yadav, Tsering Stobdan, O. P. Chauhan, S. K. Dwivedi, O. P. Chaurasia
    Pages 399-426
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 427-439

About this book


This book offers a fresh look on a variety of issues concerning herbal medicine - the methods of growing and harvesting various medicinal plants; their phytochemical content; medicinal usage; regulatory issues; and mechanism of action against myriad of human and animal ailments. ‘Medicinal Plants: From Farm to Pharmacy’ comprises chapters authored by renowned experts from academics and industry from all over the world. It provides timely, in-depth study/analysis of medicinal plants that are already available in the market as supplements or drug components, while also introducing several traditional herbs with potential medicinal applications from various regions of the world. The book caters to the needs of a diverse group of readers: plant growers, who are looking for ways to enhance the value of their crops by increasing phytochemical content of plant products; biomedical scientists who are studying newer applications for crude herbal extracts or isolated phytochemicals; clinicians and pharmacologists who are studying interactions of herbal compounds with conventional treatment modalities; entrepreneurs who are navigating ways to bring novel herbal supplements to the market; and finally, natural medicine enthusiasts and end-users who want to learn how herbal compounds are produced in nature, how do they work and how are they used in traditional or modern medicine for various disease indications.


Ethnobotany In Vitro Studies Herbal Supplements Biomedical Research Conservation

Editors and affiliations

  • Nirmal Joshee
    • 1
  • Sadanand A. Dhekney
    • 2
  • Prahlad Parajuli
    • 3
  1. 1.Agricultural Research StationFort Valley State UniversityFort ValleyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource SciencesUniversity of Maryland Eastern ShorePrincess AnneUSA
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

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