By Michael Heinrich, Joanne Barnes, Simon Gibbons, Elizabeth M. Williamson

'A new vintage' in a brand new version! absolutely revised and up-to-date all through. New sections on antimicrobials. From magazine reports of the former version: 'Drawing on their wealth of expertise and information during this box, the authors, who're surely top-of-the-line minds in pharmacognosy this present day, supply necessary and interesting insights into the background, botany, chemistry, phytotherapy and value of medicinal crops in a few of brand new well-being care structures. it is a landmark textbook, which conscientiously brings jointly proper info from various assets and gives in an authoritative and exhaustive demeanour, innovative details that's appropriate to pharmacists, pharmacognocists, complementary practitioners, medical professionals and nurses alike.' The Pharmaceutical magazine 'This is the 1st ebook that i've got encountered which mixes the compounds and crops present in normal pharmacognosy textbooks, i.e. these utilized in orthodox Western medication, with the 'new phytopharmaceuticals' that have develop into demonstrated in Western tradition over the past two decades. The scientific institution during this setting is ultimately catching up with the practices of the final inhabitants and so this booklet is a wonderful selection should you desire to examine which of the numerous crops on hand have a few medical credence. I can be including this e-book to the fundamental examining record for all the undergraduate scholars on our pharmacy measure direction and may inspire all these interested by educating pharmacy scholars to do the same." P.J. Houghton, division of Pharmacy, King's collage London, magazine of Ethnopharmacology 'Educated pharmacists doubtless equate Pharmacognosy with hours spent hunched over a microscope deciding upon vegetable medicinal drugs. Many most likely reflect on it as an issue with little significance in a latest pharmacy curriculum. How mistaken they're! ... This publication is designed to provide an summary at an easy-to-understand point of a wide topic area... for college kids of technology and of the healthcare professions it's a precious textual content and the authors are to be counseled for his or her work.' Irish Pharmacy magazine From purchaser experiences: 'A new vintage. this is often a superb ebook either for technological know-how scholars and the non clinical who've an curiosity in phytotherapy. The format is logical and obviously set out. i like the chemical structural diagrams, and the reasons of even complicated sequences are effortless to appreciate with little or no jargon. it really is encouraging to work out pharmacognosy being given a trendy position in a latest textbook, and engaging to work out either hand drawings and chemical buildings at the similar page!' 'I can suggest this to a person who's attracted to the technological know-how in the back of natural items and drugs; specially when you are drawn to vegetation. it really is very simple to stick with and intensely concise! reliable for pharmacy students.' 'This is an final texbook during this topic and a boon for college students of M Pharmacy (Pharmacognosy) in addition to undergraduates scholars of Pharmacy. in addition to them, it truly is compatible for each path comprising a learn of vegetation and their medicinal use.' 'Excellent reference ebook. As an editor, I immediately came across the solutions to numerous questions I had concerning botanical descriptions. And it even replied questions that I hadn't gotten round to asking. hugely recommended!'

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