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Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants

SOUMYANATH Amala (editor) [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780415334648

CRC Publishing 2006 1st Edition

AU $255.00
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 Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabet (Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants)

Traditional Medicines for Modern Times highlights the potential role of dietary and medicinal plant materials in the prevention, treatment, and control of diabetes and its complications. Features: >Provides an accessible repository of quick overviews of particular herbs and pointers for further research >Describes methods for studying antidiabetic activity of plants in vitro and in animal models as well as in humans >Includes regional reviews from an international group of contributors >Allows you to compare and contrast information specific to geographical areas and between geographical areas >Contains an up-to-date summary of available knowledge on plants tested for antidiabetic activity Contents: >Introduction to Diabetes Mellitus >Plants Used in the Treatment of Diabetes >Preclinical and Clinical Methods for Evaluating Antidiabetic Activity of Plants >In Vitro Models for Assessing Antidiabetic Activity >Ayurvedic, Siddha, and Tribal Medicine >Traditional Chinese and Kampo Medicines >Treating Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus from a Western Herbalist's Perspective >Native American Medicine >Antidiabetic plants in Mexican and Central American Medicine >Antidiabetic Plants in the Caribbean >Management of Diabetes in African Traditional Medicine >Antidiabetic Plants of North Africa and the Middle East >Australian and New Zealand Plants with Antidiabetic Properties >Plant Polysaccharides in the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus >Flavonoids, Xanthones, and Other Antioxidant Polyphenols >Index

314pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 26160)

Related Subject Areas:

Diabetes      Diseases/Syndromes     

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