Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants : Volume 1, Fruits.

Author
Published
  • Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands 2012
Physical description
1 online resource (851 p.)
ISBN
  • 9789048186617
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Disclaimer; Contents; Introduction; Actinidia arguta; Scientific Name; Synonyms; Family; Common/English Names; Vernacular Names; Origin/Distribution; Agroecology; Edible Plant Parts and Uses; Botany; Nutritive/Medicinal Properties; Anticancer Activity; Bone Marrow Cell Proliferation Activity; Immunomodulatory Activity; Antiallergic Diarrhoea Activity; Anti-inflammatory Activity; Antidermatitis Activity; Pancreatic Lipase Inhibition Activity; Antidiabetic Activity; Allergy Problem; Traditional Medicinal Uses; Other Uses; Comments; Selected References; Actinidia chinensis.
  • Scientific NameSynonyms; Family; Common/English Names; Vernacular Names; Origin/Distribution; Agroecology; Edible Plant Parts and Uses; Botany; Nutritive/Medicinal Properties; Anticancer and Antiviral Activities; Keratinocyte Proliferation Stimulating Activity; Immunomodulatory Activity; Anti-inflammatory Activity; Antimicrobial and Prebiotic Activity; Hepatoprotective Activity; Allergy Problem; Other Uses; Comments; Selected References; Actinidia deliciosa; Scientific Name; Synonyms; Family; Common/English Names; Vernacular Names; Origin/Distribution; Agroecology; Edible Plant Parts and Uses.
  • BotanyNutritive/Medicinal Properties; Antioxidant Activity; Protease Activity; Laxative Activity; Cardiovascular Activity; Antimicrobial/Prebiotic Activity; Anti-inflammatory Activity; Anticancer Activity; Hepatoprotective Activity; Antihyperglycemic/Antidiabetic Activity; Antihyperlipidemic Activity; Immunomodulatory Activity; Wound Healing Activity; Allergy Problem; Traditional Medicinal Uses; Other Uses; Comments; Selected References; Sambucus nigra; Scientific Name; Synonyms; Family; Common/English Names; Vernacular Names; Origin/Distribution; Agroecology; Edible Plant Parts and Uses.
  • BotanyNutritive/Medicinal Properties; Antioxidant Activity; Antihyperlipidemic Activity; Antiviral Activity; Immunomodulatory Activity; Antidiabetic Activity; Anti-Inflammatory Activity; Anticancer Activity; Protein Synthesis Inhibition; Weight Reduction Activity; Traditional Medicinal Uses; Other Uses; Comments; Selected References; Anacardium occidentale; Scientific Name; Synonyms; Family; Common/English Names; Vernacular Names; Origin/Distribution; Agroecology; Edible Plant Parts And Uses; Botany; Nutritive/Medicinal Properties; Antioxidant Activity; Antidiabetic, Hypoglycaemic Activity.
  • Anti-inflammatory ActivityAnticancer Activity; Antiulcerogenic Activity; Antibacterial Activity; Antihypertensive Activity; Antileishmanial Activity; Molluscicidal Activity; Larvicidal Activity; Antiophidian Activity; Tyrosinase Inhibition Activity; Antiviral Activity; Anthelmintic Activity; Lipoxygenase and Prostaglandin Endoperoxide Synthase Inhibition Activity; Toxicity Studies; Allergy Problem; Traditional Medicinal Uses; Other Uses; Comments; Selected References; Bouea macrophylla; Scientific Name; Synonyms; Family; Common/English Names; Vernacular Names; Origin/Distribution; Agroecology.
  • Edible Plant Parts and Uses.
Genre
  • Electronic books.
Language
  • English
  • This book offers up-to-date information on some 100 species of edible, medicinal and non-medicinal plants, illustrated with many colour images to aid in edible plant and plant part identification. The entire compendium will cover more than a thousand species.

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