A Dictionary of Medicinal Plants

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Item Code: IDF202
Author: A S Sandhu, A P Singh
Publisher: Black & White Publishers
Language: English
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 8189320033
Pages: 244
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 9.6" X 7.6"
Weight 780 gm
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Book Description
About the Book:

The dictionary includes brief description of medicinal herbs used in Alternative systems of healing. The plants have been arranged alphabetically and families, names, parts used, chemistry and medicinal use discussed. Formulations prepared from medicinal plants used in Indian system of medicine have been included. The salient feature of the dictionary is a brief account of pharmacological studies on plants extracts and constituents isolated from them.

At the end of the text, five annexures have been included explaining: Investigative work done on some medicinal plants; Standardized herbal extracts prepared from some medicinal herbs; List of phytochemicals; List of recently studies plant based drugs with actions and Drugs of controversial origin used in Ayurveda.

About the Author:

Arminder Singh Sandhu (b 1960) completed his postgraduate studies in Botany from Punjab University, Chandigarh. At present, he is working as Medicial Plant Garden Incharge in Department of Natural Products, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali. He has eight years of experience in taxonomy, propagation and field work in medicinal plants.

Amrit Pal Singh (b 1971) received a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) degree from Dyanand Ayurvedic College, Jalandhar and postgraduate degree in Alternative Medicine from Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, Calcutta. He was involved in clinical trials against Psoriasis, Leucoderma and Diabetes mellitus with herbal extracts in the Ayurvedic Wing of Sohana Eye Institute, Mohali. He worked as a Medical Executive in Super Speciality Division, Ind-Swift Ltd, Chandigarh. At present, he is running an Ayurvedic Clinic and Herbal Documentation Centre in Mohali.


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