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Understanding medicinal plants : their chemistry and therapeutic action / Bryan Hanson.

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  • ISBN: 0789015528 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 22cm
  • Publisher: New York : Haworth Herbal Press, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Interpreting the symbolism of chemical structures, or, finding your way around a molecule -- The origins of bonding and molecular properties -- A structural lexicon of medicinally important chemical families found in plants -- Chemical behavior and its application to medicinal molecules -- Drug delivery and action -- Case studies of selected plant drugs.
Subject: Materia medica, Vegetable.
Medicinal plants.
Botanical chemistry.
Plants, Medicinal > chemistry.

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