Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Natural Medicinal Plants

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Hany El-Shemy
Hany El-Shemy

Cairo University,
Egypt

Published11 May 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.91542

ISBN978-1-83969-276-5

Print ISBN978-1-83969-275-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83969-277-2

Copyright year2022

Number of pages302

This book, Natural Medicinal Plants is a comprehensive overview of drugs derived from medicinal plants and their use in treating human illnesses such as cancer. Chapters include scientific evidence on flora rich in active ingredients.

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Natural Products Altering GABAergic Transmission

By Sayani Banerjee, Chennu Manisha, Deepthi Murugan and Antony Justin

610
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2. The Ghanaian Flora as a Potential Source of Anthelmintic and Anti-Schistosomal Agents

By Evelyn Asante-Kwatia, Abraham Yeboah Mensah, Lord Gyimah and Arnold Donkor Forkuo

474
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Corrigendum: The Ghanaian Flora as a Potential Source of Anthelmintic and Anti-Schistosomal Agents

By Evelyn Asante-Kwatia, Abraham Yeboah Mensah, Lord Gyimah and Arnold Donkor Forkuo

3. Traditional African Medicine

By Motamarri V.N.L. Chaitanya, Hailemikael Gebremariam Baye, Heyam Saad Ali and Firehiwot Belayneh Usamo

1,139
4. Ethnomedicine Study on Medicinal Plants Used by Communities in West Sumatera, Indonesia

By Skunda Diliarosta, Monica Prima Sari, Rehani Ramadhani and Annisa Efendi

819
2
5. Advanced Pharmacological Uses of Marine Algae as an Anti-Diabetic Therapy

By Thilina Gunathilaka, Lakshika Rangee Keertihirathna and Dinithi Peiris

520
5
7. Pharmacological Investigation of Genus Pistacia

By Abdur Rauf, Yahya S. Al-Awthan, Naveed Muhammad, Muhammad Mukarram Shah, Saikat Mitra, Talha Bin Emran, Omar Bahattab and Mohammad S. Mubarak

422
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9. Extraction of Bioactive Compounds from Medicinal Plants and Herbs

By Fongang Fotsing Yannick Stéphane, Bankeu Kezetas Jean Jules, Gaber El-Saber Batiha, Iftikhar Ali and Lenta Ndjakou Bruno

6,138
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11. Phytochemical Profile and Antiobesity Potential of Momordica charantia Linn.

By Pushpa Anantrao Karale, Shashikant Dhawale and Mahesh Karale

403
1,383
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13. Traditional Usage of Plants of Costus Species in Assam, India

By Biman Bhuyan, Dipak Chetia and Prakash Rajak

956
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15. Spices-Reservoir of Health Benefits

By Cheryl Sachdeva and Naveen Kumar Kaushik

421
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