Ethnopharmacology: Recent Advances

by K. K. Jnardhanan, Palpu Pushpangadan, V. George

ISBN: 9789383048052
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 9995.00
Biblio : xviii+260p., col. plts., figs., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Prof. (Dr.) P. Pushpangadan is Director General, Amity Institute for Herbal and Biotech Products Development, Trivandrum.

About The Book

Ethnopharmacology is a multidisciplinary subject and an area of research where tradition and modern science coexists. The progress of this interdisciplinary science is expanding fast with our increasing quest for phytopharmaceuticals and our increasing awareness on traditional and alternative systems of medicines. The book is a compilation of articles written by eminent researchers working on phytomedicine and on various aspects of ethnopharmacology. Many of the articles are modern approaches to ethnopharmacological research. The book will be immensely useful to students, teachers, scientists and pharmaceutical industries interested in plant based medicine and drug development.

Table of Contents

"Acknowledgement Preface List of Contributors 1. Mechanisms of Apoptosis Induced by Garlic-Derived Components D. Karunagaran and Suby Oommen 2. Music Therapy: An Introduction T.V. Sairam 3. Application of Traditional Knowledge of Medicinal Plants by Tribes of Some Part of Rajasthan G.S. Paliwal and Poonam Paliwal 4. An Experimental Evaluation to the Anticancer Activity of Homeopathic Medicines Ramadasan Kuttan, Girija Kuttan, E.S. Sunila, K.C. Preethi, C. Nimita Venugopal and K.B. Hari Kumar 5. Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Immunomodulatory Effects of Viscum album Preparations Fabienne Prost, Jean-Paul Duong Van Huyen, Sriramulu Elluru, Sandrine Delignat, Jagadeesh Bayry, Michel D. Kazatchkine and Srini V. Kaveri 6. A Rasayana, ICHOR-CR, as a Possible Chemoprotectant Against Doxorubicin-Related Toxicity Renee Vanessa Gardner, Hernan Correa, Randall Craver, Evangeline McKinnon, Halina Sadowska-Krowicka and Rajasekharan Warrier 7. Ethnomedicinal Potential of Herbal Drugs on Gastric Dysfunction in Experimental Animals Ch. V. Rao and P. Pushpangadan 8. Anti-inflammatory, Antinociceptive and Diuretic Activities of Amoora cucullata Roxb. A.K. Das, I.Z. Shahid, M.S.K. Choudhuri, J.A. Shilpi and Firoj Ahmed 9. The Role of Ethnomedical Leads in Drug Discovery V. George and J. Anil John 10. Quality of Natural Health Products through Marker Profiling: Promotion and International Coordination Pulok K. Mukherjee, , V. Kumar, Peter J. Houghton 11. Potential Use of Some Natural Compounds as Radioprotectors C.K.K. Nair 12. Resveratrol Miracle: From Chemoprevention to Cardioprotection Samarjit Das and Dipak K. Das 13. Protective Effect of Phytochemicals in Cancer Chemoprevention, Wound Healing and Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury Rajesh L. Thangapazham, Anuj Sharma, and Radha K. Maheshwari 14. A Brief Review on Phytoconstituents with Potential Antidiabetic Activity K. Rajendran and Annie Shirwaikar 15. Scientific Evaluation of Traditional Medicine: Ethnopharmacology, Reverse Pharmacology, System Biology to Metabolomics Palpu Pushpangadan, R. Govindarajan, S.K. Srivastava, Ch.V. Rao, K. Narayanan Nair, A.K.S. Rawat, Shanta Mehrotra, A.K. Sharma, S. Rajasekharan, V. George and P.G. Latha 16. Biological Diversity in Curcuma: A Review Sharad Srivastava, A.K.S. Rawat and Shanta Mehrotra 17. Therapeutic Potential of Medicinal Mushrooms Occurring in South India Amelioration of Oxidative Stress-Induced Hepato-Renal Damages: A Pre-Clinical Evaluation T.A. Ajith and K.K. Janardhanan 18. Traditional Medicine and the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Regime of 21st Century Palpu Pushpangadan 19. Antimitotic Polysaccharide from Punica granatum T.T. Sreelekha, K.K. Vijayan, Prabha Balaram 20. Documentation of Traditional Knowledge and IPR Protection Related to Plants Used for Food and Medicine S. Rajasekharan, P.G. Latha and P. Pushpangadan Index"