Book ID: 98739
Figs. The Genus Ficus. 2010. (Traditional Herbal Mediciness for Modern Times). tabs. photographs. illus. XXIII, 383 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Figs, the Ficus trees, are an understudied genus in modernpharmacognosy. This book presents a multidisciplinary approach to thebotany, chemistry, and pharmacology of fig trees and figs of the Ficusspecies, including the fig of commerce, Ficus carica, the rubber tree, Ficus elastic, and the Bo tree, Ficus religiosa.Traditional and current uses of figs in medicine are discussed in detail.