Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Pharmacognosy - Medicinal Plants

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Academic Editor

Shagufta Perveen

King Saud University

Co-editor

Areej Al-Taweel

King Saud University

PublishedJune 19th, 2019

Doi10.5772/intechopen.78419

ISBN978-1-83880-611-8

Print ISBN978-1-83880-610-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83880-874-7

Copyright year2019

Number of pages320

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Table of Contents

Open access peer-reviewed  chapters

1. Introductory Chapter: Pharmacognosy

By Shagufta Perveen and Areej Mohammad Al-Taweel

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2. Role of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Past, Present, and Future

By Maiko Inoue, Shinichiro Hayashi and Lyle E. Craker

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3. Medicinal Plants of the Peruvian Amazon: Bioactive Phytochemicals, Mechanisms of Action, and Biosynthetic Pathways

By Juan Carlos Castro, Joseph Dylan Maddox, Marianela Cobos, Jae Diana Paredes, Anthony Jhoao Fasabi, Gabriel Vargas-Arana, Jorge Luis Marapara, Pedro Marcelino Adrianzen, María Zadith Casuso and Segundo Levi Estela

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4. Medicinal Plants Used as Galactagogues

By Emelia Oppong Bekoe, Cindy Kitcher, Nana Ama Mireku Gyima, Gladys Schwinger and Mark Frempong

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5. Medicinal Plants Used by Indigenous Communities of Oaxaca, Mexico, to Treat Gastrointestinal Disorders

By Mónica Lilian Pérez-Ochoa, José Luis Chávez-Servia, Araceli Minerva Vera-Guzmán, Elia Nora Aquino-Bolaños and José Cruz Carrillo-Rodríguez

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7. Therapeutic Use of Some Romanian Medicinal Plants

By Adina-Elena Segneanu, Claudiu Cepan, Ioan Grozescu, Florentina Cziple, Sorin Olariu, Sonia Ratiu, Viorica Lazar, Sorin Marius Murariu, Silvia Maria Velciov and Teodora Daniela Marti

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Corrigendum to: Therapeutic Use of Some Romanian Medicinal Plants

By Adina-Elena Segneanu, Claudiu Cepan, Ioan Grozescu, Florentina Cziple, Sorin Olariu, Sonia Ratiu, Viorica Lazar, Sorin Marius Murariu, Silvia Maria Velciov and Teodora Daniela Marti

8. Medicinal Properties of Bamboos

By Katarzyna B. Wróblewska, Danielle C.S. de Oliveira, Maria Tereza Grombone-Guaratini and Paulo Roberto H. Moreno

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9. Medicinal Plants for Treatment of Prevalent Diseases

By Susana Oteng Mintah, Tonny Asafo-Agyei, Mary-Ann Archer, Peter Atta-Adjei Junior, Daniel Boamah, Doris Kumadoh, Alfred Appiah, Augustine Ocloo, Yaw Duah Boakye and Christian Agyare

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10. Cytotoxic and Antitumoral Activities of Compounds Isolated from Cucurbitaceae Plants

By Carlos Alberto Méndez-Cuesta, Ana Laura Esquivel Campos, David Salinas Sánchez, Cuauhtemoc Pérez González and Salud Pérez Gutiérrez

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11. Natural Polymers as Potential Antiaging Constituents

By Pranati Srivastava and Syed Abul Kalam

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12. Pharmacology Evaluation of Bioactive Compounds that Regulate Cervical Cancer Cells

By Mauricio Salinas-Santander, Patricia Alvarez-Ortiz, Juan Alberto-Ascacio Valdes, Raul Rodriguez-Herrera, Alejandro Zugasti-Cruz, Ricardo Rangel-Zertuche, Victor de Jesus Suarez Valencia and Antonio Morlett-Chavez

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14. Natural Products in Drug Discovery

By Akshada Amit Koparde, Rajendra Chandrashekar Doijad and Chandrakant Shripal Magdum

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15. Pharmacognosy: Importance and Drawbacks

By Fatai Oladunni Balogun, Anofi Omotayo Tom Ashafa, Saheed Sabiu, Abdulwakeel Ayokun-nun Ajao, Chella Palanisamy Perumal, Mutiu Idowu Kazeem and Ahmed Adebowale Adedeji

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