Medicinal Plants: Biodiversity and Drugs
by M.K. Rai, Geoffrey Cordell, Jose Martinez, Mariela Marinoff, and Luca Rastrelli, 2012.
This book offers a contemporary overview of new strategies for traditional medicine development. It emphasizes the importance of cataloging ethnomedical information, determining active principles, and examining the genetic diversity and range of actions of traditional medicines. Medicinal Plants: Biodiversity and Drugs discusses the challenges of using traditional medicines for diseases where access to modern medicine is limited, as well as the research needed to improve quality, safety, and efficacy for enhancing healthcare. Hardcover, 650 pages.