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Title Medicinal and aromatic plants of the Middle-East / Zohara Yaniv, Nativ Dudai, editors
Published Heidelberg : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Medicinal and aromatic plants of the world ; v. 2
Medicinal and aromatic plants of the world (Series) ; v. 2
Summary Annotation The current volume, "Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the Middle-East" brings together chapters on selected, unique medicinal plants of this region, known to man since biblical times. Written by leading researchers and scientists, this volume covers both domesticated crops and wild plants with great potential for cultivation. Some of these plants are well-known medicinally, such as opium poppy and khat, while others such as apharsemon and citron have both ritual and medicinal uses. All have specific and valuable uses in modern society. As such, it is an important contribution to the growing field of medicinal and aromatic plants. This volume is intended to bring the latest research to the attention of the broad range of botanists, ethnopharmacists, biochemists, plant and animal physiologists and others who will benefit from the information gathered therein. Plants know no political boundaries, and bringing specific folklore to general medical awareness can only be for the benefit of all
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed Sept. 17, 2014)
Subject Medicinal plants -- Middle East.
Aromatic plants -- Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Yaniv, Zohara, editor
Dudai, N. (Nativ), editor
ISBN 9789401792769 (electronic bk.)
9401792763 (electronic bk.)