WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants Volume 3

Author

Not Available

Publisher

World Health Organization

Edition

Not Available

Date

2007

Keyword

Monographs, medicinal plants,

Abstract

Volume 1 containing 28 monographs, volume 3 including 30 monographs and this third volume contains and additional collection of 32 monographs desciribing the quality control and use of selected medicinal plants. Each monographs contains two parts, the first of which provides pharmacopoeial summaries for quality assurance purposes, including botanical features, identity tests, purity requirements, chemical assays and major chemical constituents. The second part drawing on an extensive review of scientific research, describes the clinical applications of the plant material, with detailed pharmacological information and sections on contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse reactions and dosage. Also included are two cumulative indexes to the three volumes.