CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: by Umberto Quattrocchi

By Umberto Quattrocchi

The CRC global Dictionary of Medicinal and toxic vegetation universal Names, clinical Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology presents the place to begin for larger entry to facts on crops used world wide in drugs, foodstuff, and cultural practices. the cloth present in the 5 volumes has been painstakingly collected from papers of common curiosity, stories and files, taxonomic revisions, box stories, herbaria and herbarium collections, notes, monographs, pamphlets, botanical literature, and literature tout courtroom. It comprises resources on hand at a variety of ordinary historical past libraries, floras and conventional vegetation works, neighborhood floras and native histories, nomenclatural histories, and the overseas Code of Botanical Nomenclature.
Much greater than a dictionary, the publication offers the names of hundreds of thousands of genera and species of economically vital crops, concise summaries of plant houses, and acceptable observations approximately medicinal makes use of. Drawing from a huge variety of fundamental and secondary assets, it truly is an quintessential time-saving advisor for all these concerned with botany, natural medication, pharmacognosy, toxicology, medicinal and ordinary product chemistry, and agriculture.

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Muell. ex Maiden; Acacia decurrens var. dealbata (Link) Maiden; Racosperma dealbatum (Link) Pedley) Australia. 19 Acacia Miller Fabaceae (Acacieae, Mimosaceae) See Sp. , ed. 4 [Willdenow] 4(2): 1072. 1806, Enumeratio Plantarum Horti Regii Berolinensis Altera 2: 445. 1822, Geographical Memoires on New South Wales [Field] 345. 1825 and The Forest Flora of New South Wales 3(3): 56. A. Gullick, 1906, Austrobaileya 2(4): 358. 1987, Natural Product Research 8(2): 97–103. 1996, Iran. J. Bot. 7(2): 165–177.

Arnold Arbor. 55(1): 67–118. 1974, Journal of Cytology and Genetics 24: 179–183. 1989, Syst. Bot. 14(4): 549–564. 1989, Legum. Agric. Boliv. 409–423. 1996, Australian Journal of Botany 45: 879–891. 1997, Darwiniana 35(1–4): 45–48. 1998, Harvard Pap. Bot. 7(2): 381–398. 2003, Ceiba 44(2): 105–268. 2003 [2005], Phytologia 87(3): 139–178. 2005 [2006] (Used in Ayurveda and Sidha. Stem bark decoction for malaria and fevers. Bark astringent, demulcent, for diarrhea; juice of bark in stomach pain; bark soaked in water and taken to treat menorrhagia; bark kept in bed to keep off bed-bug.

1831–1832 and J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 4: 224–229. 1981 (Used in Ayurveda. Tender twigs made into a paste and applied on boils. Bark astringent, antiseptic, applied to boils, skin diseases and ulcers; bark juice in blood related diseases, hemoptysis (Doctrine of Signatures); bark decoction to cure dental trouble and inflammation of gums. Root juice given to woman suffering irregular menstruation; root extract taken orally for stomachache; root paste applied on forehead for headache; root paste given as an antiseptic after delivery, postpartum remedy.

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