Ethnic Healing Herbs for Cold, Flu and Lung Ailments

by Lakhanpal, S. K. Sood Shefali kausal Suresh Kumar T. N.

ISBN: 9789383048182
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 9495.00
Biblio : viii+265p., 8 col. plts., tabls., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. S.K. Sood is Professor and Dean, Life Sciences, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. His current major interests involve Floristics, Ethnobotany and Management of Biodiversity.

About The Book

The present compendium is first of its kind providing valuable data on 530 species belonging to 398 genera and 138 families of plants used by various ethnic societies of India for treating Cold, Flu and Lungs ailments; covering details of nomenclature, English, Hindi and Sanskrit names, Distribution, Part (s) used, Utilisation, Active constituents, Biological activity and the original source of Information. Over twenty photographs and seven appendices enhance the value of the compilation significantly. It is hoped, this invaluable compendium with its comprehensive coverage of the subject would help researchers and the medicinal plant industry in general for development of newer plant based drugs for alleviating human suffering. Audience: Students and Scholars of Ethnobotany, Economic Botany, Pharmacists, Medical Practitioners, Chemists, Biotechnologists, Plant Genetic Research Institutions, Universities Policy Planners.

Table of Contents

Preface Abbreviations INTRODUCTION Cold, Flu and Lungs Ailments: Current Status and Perspective Enumeration ETHNIC INDIAN HERBS FOR HEALING COLD, FLU AND LUNGS AILMENTS EPILOGUE LITERATURE CITED APPENDICES Appendix-I: Index to Total Number of Genera and Species under Various Divisions of Plant Kingdom Appendix-II: Index to Families Appendix-III: Glossary to Some Important Medical Terms and Their Meaning List of Figures INDEX TO BOTANICAL NAMES INDEX TO ENGLISH NAMES INDEX TO HINDI NAMES