Artemisia (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial by Colin W. Wright

By Colin W. Wright

A entire evaluation of this genus, Artemisis examines all elements of the herbs makes use of and purposes, its mode of motion and scientific value. Following a entire creation to the genus, the ebook discusses the botanical, phytochemical and organic elements of a few very important species of Artemisis. given that the invention of artemisinin, a hugely energetic antimalarial agent from the chinese language herb A. annua is of substantial significance, this quantity devotes a number of chapters to the conventional makes use of, cultivation and phytochemistry of this species and to the improvement of artemisinin-derived antimalarial brokers, their mode of motion and medical use.

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