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Traditional Herbal Medicine Research Methods: Identification, Analysis, Bioassay, and Pharmaceutical and Clinical Studies

ISBN/ASIN: 9780470149362,9780470921340 | 2011 | English | pdf | 477/477 pages | 21.4 Mb
Publisher: Wiley | Author: Willow Jian Hua Liu

This book introduces the methodology for collection and identification of herbal materials, extraction and isolation of compounds from herbs, bioassay, animal test, toxicology, and clinical trials of herbal research. To fully understand and make the best use of herbal medicines requires the close combination of chemistry, biochemistry, biology, pharmacology, and clinical science. Although there are many books about traditional medicines research, they mostly focus on either chemical or pharmacological study results of certain plants. This book, however, covers the systematic study and analysis of herbal medicines in general – including chemical isolation and identification, bioassay and mechanism study, pharmacological experiment, and quality control of the raw plant material and end products.Content: Chapter 1 Introduction to Traditional Herbal Medicines and their Study (pages 1–26): Willow J. H. Liu Chapter 2 Collection and Identification of Raw Herbal Materials (pages 27–79): Ping Li, Ling Yi and Hui Juan Liu Chapter 3 Extraction and Isolation of Compounds from Herbal Medicines (pages 81–138): Hong?Wei Liu Chapter 4 Identification and Structure Elucidation of Compounds from Herbal Medicines (pages 139–223): Xin?miao Liang, Yu Jin, Jia?tao Feng and Yan?xiong Ke
Chapter 5 Bioassays for Screening and Functional Elucidation of Herbal Medicines (pages 225–269): Willow J. H. Liu
Chapter 6 Functional Evaluation of Herbal Medicines by Animal Experiments (pages 271–301): Chun?fu Wu, Fang Wang and Chun?li Li
Chapter 7 Safety Pharmacology and Toxicity Study of Herbal Medicines (pages 303–342): Jing?yu Yang and Li?hui Wang
Chapter 8 Clinical Study of Traditional Herbal Medicine (pages 343–375): Hong Yuan, Guo?ping Yang and Zhi?jun Huang
Chapter 9 Standardization and Quality Control of Herbal Extracts and Products (pages 377–427): Jian?guo Zeng, Man?liang Tan, Xuan Peng and Qi Luo
Chapter 10 Understanding Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Herbs (pages 429–456): Willow J. H. Liu

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