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Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health

Attributes, Potential, and Use · Innovations in Plant Science for Better Health

by Megh R. Goyal Editor · Durgesh Nandini Chauhan Editor

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This new book, Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health: Attributes, Potential, and Use, provides insight with scientific evidence on the use of medicinal plants in the treatment of certain diseases. It describes bioactive compounds of marine and plant origin that have been discovered to be advantageous for human health, shedding new light on the potential of phytochemicals on human health and contributing to the ocean of knowledge on phytochemistry and pharmaceutical biology. In addition, the role of plant-based pharmaceuticals is also discussed as an example of innovative uses of plant product.

This book addresses the importance of phytochemicals from plants and marine life. It divided in four parts:

  • Bioactive compounds in medicinal plants: status and potential
  • Plant-based pharmaceuticals in human health: review
  • Therapeutic attributes of mushroom, cereal grains, and legumes
  • Innovative use of medicinal plants
  • This compendium will be useful for the students and researchers as well as for industry professionals working in the food, nutraceuticals, and herbal industries.

    Publication Details

    Publisher:
    Apple Academic Press
    Publication Date:
    2018
    Series:
    Innovations in Plant Science for Better Health

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