Handbook of African Medicinal Plants, 2nd ed. by Maurice Iwu, 2014.
An overview of 2000 species of plants available in Africa as medicinal agents, with information about botany, chemistry, pharmacology, and usage, including traditional healing methods. Provides a pharmacognosy-based profile of 170 of the major herbs, with a brief description of the diagnostic features of the leaves, flowers, and fruits and monographs with botanical names, common names, synonyms, African names, habitat and distribution, ethnomedicinal uses, chemical constituents, and reported pharmacological activity. Hardcover, 506 pages. ON SALE