Traditional herbal medicine research methods : identification, analysis, bioassay, and pharmaceutical and clinical studies /

This book introduces the methodology for collection and identification of herbal materials, extraction and isolation of compounds from herbs, in vitro bioassay, in vivo animal test, toxicology, and clinical trials of herbal research. To fully understand and make the best use of herbal medicines requ...

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Other Authors: Liu, Willow J. H. 1963-
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Introduction to Traditional Herbal Medicines and their Study / Willow J H Liu
  • Collection and Identification of Raw Herbal Materials / Ping Li, Ling Yi, Hui-Juan Liu
  • Extraction and Isolation of Compounds from Herbal Medicines / Hong-Wei Liu
  • Identification and Structure Elucidation of Compounds from Herbal Medicines / Xin-miao Liang, Yu Jin, Jia-tao Feng, Yan-xiong Ke
  • Bioassays for Screening and Functional Elucidation of Herbal Medicines / Willow J H Liu
  • Functional Evaluation of Herbal Medicines by Animal Experiments / Chun-fu Wu, Fang Wang, Chun-li Li
  • Safety Pharmacology and Toxicity Study of Herbal Medicines / Jing-yu Yang, Li-hui Wang
  • Clinical Study of Traditional Herbal Medicine / Hong Yuan, Guo-ping Yang, Zhi-jun Huang
  • Standardization and Quality Control of Herbal Extracts and Products / Jian-guo Zeng, Man-liang Tan, Xuan Peng, Qi Luo
  • Understanding Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Herbs / Willow J H Liu
  • Index.