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CRC Press
31 March 2021
Ethnobotany includes the traditional use of plants in different fields like medicine and agriculture. This book incorporates important studies based on ethnobotany of different geographic zones. The book covers medicinaland aromatic plants, ethnopharmacology, bioactive molecules, plants used in cancer, hypertension, disorders of the central nervous system, and also as antipsoriatic, antibacterial, antioxidant, antiurolithiatic. The book will be useful for a diverse group of readers including plant scientists, pharmacologists, clinicians, herbalists, natural therapy experts, chemists, microbiologists, NGOs and those who are interested in traditional therapies.
Edited by:   Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai (SGB Amravati University, Maharashtra, India)
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm, 
Weight:   544g
ISBN:   9780367780685
ISBN 10:   0367780682
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   31 March 2021
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Professor Jose Luis Martinez S. is a chemical biologist and did his MSc from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. He works at the Vice-Rectory for Research, Development and Innovation of the University of Santiago, Chile. He is the author and co-author of scientific articles in pharmacology and ethnobotany and has a hundred presentations in conferences at national and international scientific events. He is the editor and founder of the Latin American and Caribbean Bulletin of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (BLACPMA) and is also the Editor of other journals and scientific research books. Professor Amner Munoz-Acevedo is PhD in Chemistry and teaches in the Department of Chemistry and Biology at Universidad of the North Colombia, with wide experience in studies of natural products (plants/microorganisms-volatile/non-volatile secondary metabolites) based on ethnomedicine, organic synthesis, in vitro biological assays (antioxidant capacity, cito-toxicity/anticancer, antimicrobial, repellency/insecticidal, antiviral activities), functionalized beverages and food, sustainable uses of agroindustrial wastes, sample preparation techniques (HD, SPME, S-HS, SDE, SFE, SPE, Soxhlet, US, LLE) and instrumental methods of chemical analysis (TLC, GC, LC, MS, NMR, IR, UV/Vis). He has authored/co-authored several papers and delivered lectures at national/international scientific events. Professor Mahendra Rai is a senior professor and Basic Science Research Faculty (UGC) at the Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Maharashtra, India. He has been Visiting Scientist in the University of Geneva, Debrecen University, Hungary; University of Campinas, Brazil; Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland. VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, and National University of Rosario, Argentina. He has published more than 380 research papers in national and international journals. In addition, he has edited/authored more than 45 books and 6 patents.

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