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New and Published Books

  1. Dictionary of Flavonoids with CD-ROM

    By John Buckingham, V. Ranjit N. Munasinghe

    Widely distributed throughout plant families, flavonoids give many flowers and fruits their vibrant colors. They also play a role in protecting the plants from microbe and insect attacks. More importantly, the consumption of foods containing flavonoids has been linked to numerous health benefits....

    Published March 12th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Natural Mineral Nanotubes

    Properties and Applications

    Edited by Pooria Pasbakhsh, G. Jock Churchman

    The book provides a wide introduction on history, minerology, geology, and the characteristics and application of different natural nanotubes. It is the first comprehensive book to discuss natural nanotubes, particularly halloysite nanotubes. The book will be useful mainly for postgraduate students...

    Published February 3rd 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  3. Green Biorenewable Biocomposites

    From Knowledge to Industrial Applications

    Edited by Vijay Kumar Thakur, Michael R. Kessler

    Keeping in mind the advantages of bio-based materials, this book focuses on the potential efficacy of different biocomposites procured from diverse natural resources and the preparation and processing of the biocomposites to be used for a variety of applications. Each chapter gives an overview on a...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  4. Botanicals

    Methods and Techniques for Quality & Authenticity

    Edited by Kurt Reynertson, Khalid Mahmood

    The international trade in plants is growing steadily as the worldwide demand for natural and botanical raw materials increases. Customers value natural products and botanicals as "green" alternatives—safer ingredients for their families which also represent an environmentally and socially...

    Published January 12th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Rhodiola rosea

    Edited by Alain Cuerrier, Kwesi Ampong-Nyarko

    Series: Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

    The genus Rhodiola (Family Crassulaceae) is indigenous to Northern Canada, Europe and Asia where its rhizomes and roots have been used for centuries for medicinal purposes. Recent interest in the species Rhodiola rosea (roseroot) in the West arose from the use of the rhizome as an adaptogen for the...

    Published December 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Kratom and Other Mitragynines

    The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Opioids from a Non-Opium Source

    Edited by Robert B. Raffa

    Opioids such as morphine, codeine, and oxycodone are extracts or analogs isolated from a single source: the opium poppy. For a long time, it was believed to be nature’s only source of opioids. But it now appears that biological diversity has evolved an alternative source of opioid compounds—those...

    Published October 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Bio-Based Composites for High-Performance Materials

    From Strategy to Industrial Application

    Edited by Wirasak Smitthipong, Rungsima Chollakup, Michel Nardin

    Since synthetic plastics derived from fossil resources are mostly non-biodegradable, many academic and industrial researchers have shifted their attention toward bio-based materials, which are more eco-friendly. Bio-Based Composites for High-Performance Materials: From Strategy to Industrial...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Natural Products Chemistry

    Sources, Separations and Structures

    By Raymond Cooper, George Nicola

    Notoriously cumbersome to isolate and challenging to synthesize, the path of natural products to viable drugs is an arduous journey. Yet compounds isolated from nature may possess fascinating structures, biological profiles and pharmaceutical potential far greater than anything made by man....

    Published July 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Herbal Drugs as Therapeutic Agents

    By Amritpal Singh

    Phytochemicals are the mainstay of therapeutics of herbal or botanical medicine. Research on phytomolecules is conducted worldwide and several have been screened for clinical trials. This includes several promising anticancer phytomolectules, such as withaferin-a and camphothecin. This book...

    Published July 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Chamomile

    Medicinal, Biochemical, and Agricultural Aspects

    By Moumita Das

    Series: Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

    In use as a medicinal plant since time immemorial in Europe and the Middle East, chamomile is gaining popularity in the Americas, Australia, and Asia. The spectrum of disease conditions in which it is used in traditional medicine systems is, quite simply, mind boggling. There is, without a doubt, a...

    Published July 13th 2014 by CRC Press