Book ID: 105277
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Indian Ocean Islands: Comores, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion and Seychelles. 2003. col. illus. 576 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
This is a scientific evaluation of 350 medicinal plants of the main Indian Ocean islands. For each plant the following data is given:botanical description, distribution, ecology, chemistry of active Compounds, pharmacological studies, use in the traditionalMedicine, full colour photographs and chemical structures.An authoritative and fascinating reference work, which capturesthe interest in traditional medicine as well as the potential for thedevelopment of new drugs.