Edible Plants in Health and Diseases - Mubashir Hussain Masoodi

Edible Plants in Health and Diseases

Volume 1 : Cultural, Practical and Economic Value

Mubashir Hussain Masoodi (Redaktør) ; Muneeb U Rehman (Redaktør)

The book provides significant information on some of the promising edible medicinal plants and how these possess both nutritive as well as medicinal value. The significance of these edible plants in traditional medicine, their distribution in different regions and the importance of their chemical constituents are discussed systematically concerning the role of these plants in ethnomedicine in different regions of the world. Les mer
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The book provides significant information on some of the promising edible medicinal plants and how these possess both nutritive as well as medicinal value. The significance of these edible plants in traditional medicine, their distribution in different regions and the importance of their chemical constituents are discussed systematically concerning the role of these plants in ethnomedicine in different regions of the world. The current volume focuses on the economic and culturally important medicinal uses of edible plants and a detailed survey of the literature on scientific researches of pharmacognostical characteristics, traditional uses, scientific validation, and phytochemical composition, and pharmacological activities. This book is a single-source scientific reference to explore the specific factors that contribute to these potential health benefits, as well as discussing how to maximize those potential benefits. Chemists, food technologists, pharmacologists, phytochemists as well as all professionals involved with quality control and standardization will find in this book a valuable and updated basis for their work.
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Forlag: Springer Verlag, Singapore
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 388
ISBN: 9789811648793
Format: 24 x 16 cm
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1 The Role and Place of Edible Plants in the Strategies for Disease Prevention.2 A Cross-cultural Analysis of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh (India) on medicinal use of Edible Plant.3 Ethno-botanical Review of Wild Edible Plants from Himalayas of J&K (India).4 A Review on Possible Anticancer Mechanism of Edible Herbs from Indian Himalayas.5 Recent Advances in the Discovery of Bioactive Components from Edible Natural Sources with Anticancer Activity.6 Traditional use of Edible-medicinal Native Plants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.7 Role of Edible Plants for Health Perspective: Special Reference to Antioxidant Potential.8 Anti-Carcinogenic Phyto-chemicals in Cruciferous Vegetables and Their Effects on Prevention of Cancers.9 Basic Biochemical Mechanisms behind the Health Benefits of Polyphenols from Edible plants.10 Plant-Based Diets for Performance in Endurance Sports and Cardiovascular Safety.11 An Ethno-botanical Study on Wild Edible Plants of Mediterranean Region of Europe.12 High Altitude Edible Plants: A Great Resource for Human Health. 13 Wild Edible Plants of Heihe Valley (Qinling Mountains, Shaanxi, central China)14 Cellular and Molecular Targets of Dietary Isoflavones.15 Epidemiological and Clinical Perspective of Dietary.16 Recommending Flavanols and Procyanidins for Healthy Life Style: Current Knowledge and Future Needs.17 An Assessment of the Pharmacological Properties of Some Edible Seaweeds.18 Edible Plants from Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Promising Alternative for the Management of Diseases.
Dr. Mubashir Hussain Masoodi is presently working as associate professor in the department of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Kashmir, J&K, India. He holds PhD in pharmaceutical chemistry from School of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (SPER), Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India and postdoctoral fellowship from National Center for Natural Products (NCNPR), University of Mississippi, USA. Dr. Masoodi has more than 20 years of teaching and 10 years of research experience and in the field of Natural Product Research. He is the recipient of several national and international fellowships and awards such as Indo-US UGC Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship, Young Scientist Award-2010 by J & K State Council for Science & Technology and best publication award by Indian Drug Manufacturer's Association (IDMA), Mumbai. He has published more than 75 research papers in peer-reviewed, international journals, and has 3 book chapters to his credit. He is on editorial and review board of many reputed high-impact, international scientific journals. Currently, Dr. Masoodi is engaged in isolation of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, their semi-synthetic modification as well as their screening to check their biological activities for drug discovery.

Dr. Muneeb U Rehman is a faculty member at College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He holds a doctorate in toxicology (specialization in cancer biology and natural product research) from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India. Dr. Rehman has more than 10 years of research and teaching experience in the field of toxicology, biochemistry, cancer biology, natural product research and pharmacogenomics. He is the recipient of several national and international fellowships and awards. He has published more than 100 research papers in peer-reviewed, international journals, and has 3 edited books and 26 book chapters to his name. Dr. Rehman is on the editorial boards and is a reviewer of several high-impact, international scientific journals. Currently, Dr. Rehman is engaged in studying the molecular mechanisms of cancer prevention by natural products and the role of pharmacogenomics and toxicogenomics in evaluating the effectiveness and safety of drugs.