xvi, 285p., 8 Col. Plts., B/W Illus., Figs., Tables, Index, 24 cm. (First Edition pub. in 2005)
Textbook of Industrial Pharmacognosy has been written specially for undergraduate and postgraduate students of pharmacognosy as well as persons engaged in herbal industry and profession of herbal remedies. The book contains twelve different chapters disseminating information on multifarious dimensions of the subject of pharmacognosy: Role of medicinal plants in national economy, Worldwide trade in medicinal plants and herbal medicines, Role of India in worldwide trade in medicinal plants, Utilization of aromatic plants and derived products, Plant allergens, Plant-sensitizing agents and their use in remedies, Novel potent drugs from marine source, Plant-based drug industry & institutions involved in standardization of drug formulation, Chemotaxonomy of medicinal plants, Plant cell and tissue culture technology, Herbs as health food , Herbs as cosmetics.