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Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub Saharan Africa

Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub Saharan Africa
  • Author : Namrita Lall
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 November 2019
  • ISBN : 0128168218
  • Pages : 358 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub-Saharan Africa: Plants with Therapeutic Potential for Human Health examines a comprehensive selection of rarely explored plants that have been underestimated for their therapeutic value. The book contains monographs of medicinal plants, outlining their botanical description, geographical distribution, ethnobotanical usage, chemical constituents, sample and standard preparations and methods, and pharmacological properties. With expert contributors from South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Cameroon and Nigeria, and the compilation of ethnobotanical, taxonomic and pharmacologic information for each species, this book is a valuable resource for researchers, academics in pharmacology, ethnopharmacology, medicinal plant sciences, and more. Explores the therapeutic potential of a comprehensive selection of underexplored and underutilized medicinal plants in sub-Sahara Africa Provides a summary table of structures of any known natural products, including details of plant source (chapter) and observed activity (e.g. anticancer, antibacterial) Includes contributions from experts from South African, Mauritius, Seychelles, Cameroon and Nigeria


Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub-Saharan Africa

Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author : Namrita Lall
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 November 2019
GET THIS BOOKUnderexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub-Saharan Africa

Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub-Saharan Africa: Plants with Therapeutic Potential for Human Health examines a comprehensive selection of rarely explored plants that have been underestimated for their therapeutic value. The book contains monographs of medicinal plants, outlining their botanical description, geographical distribution, ethnobotanical usage, chemical constituents, sample and standard preparations and methods, and pharmacological properties. With expert contributors from South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Cameroon and Nigeria, and the compilation of ethnobotanical, taxonomic and pharmacologic information for each species, this book

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Medicinal Plants for Cosmetics, Health and Diseases

Medicinal Plants for Cosmetics, Health and Diseases
  • Author : Namrita Lall
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 July 2022
GET THIS BOOKMedicinal Plants for Cosmetics, Health and Diseases

"A book is like a garden carried in the pocket." – Chinese proverb This Chinese proverb simply means: Reading helps strengthen one’s intellect, which correlates with the feeling one will have, once they have read this book. Medicinal Plants in Cosmetics, Health and Disease describes diseases and ailments occurring in individuals worldwide including acne, ageing, various cancers, eczema and other conditions. This book explains each disease and ailment, allowing the reader to gain a better perspective on misunderstood and underestimated

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Aquatic Plants

Aquatic Plants
  • Author : Namrita Lall
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 July 2020
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Aquatic Plants: Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications provides a concise description of popular aquatic plants found across the globe. The chapters in this beautifully illustrated, full-color book focus on the aquatic species native to specific continents. Written by a global team of experts, this book explains the distribution, ethnobotanical uses, genome sequencing, chemical compounds, and biological activity of these plants and addresses the cultivation and sustainable production of aquatic and wetland plants. Features: Describes the biological activity of a large collection

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Non-Timber Forest Products

Non-Timber Forest Products
  • Author : Azamal Husen,Rakesh Kumar Bachheti,Archana Bachheti
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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Forests cover thirty-one percent of the world’s land surface, provide habitats for animals, livelihoods for humans, and generate household income in rural areas of developing countries. They also supply other essential amenities, for instance, they filter water, control water runoff, protect soil erosion, regulate climate, store nutrients, and facilitate countless non-timber forest products (NTFPs). The main NTFPs comprise herbs, grasses, climbers, shrubs, and trees used for food, fodder, fuel, beverages, medicine, animals, birds and fish for food, fur, and

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Biodiversity of Vegetation and Flora in Tropical Africa

Biodiversity of Vegetation and Flora in Tropical Africa
  • Author : Lúıs Catarino,Maria M. Romeiras
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 03 December 2020
GET THIS BOOKBiodiversity of Vegetation and Flora in Tropical Africa

African ecosystems comprise a wealthy repository of biodiversity, with a high proportion of native and endemic plant species, which makes them biologically unique and providers of a wide range of ecosystem services. A large part of African populations, in both rural and urban areas, depend on plants for their survival and welfare, but many ecosystems are being degraded, mostly due to the growing impacts of climate change and other anthropogenic actions and environmental problems. Loss of habitat and biodiversity affects

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Child Behavioral Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Child Behavioral Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author : Fred M. Ssewamala,Ozge Sensoy Bahar,Mary M. McKay
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 November 2021
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This book highlights the emerging research and policy development efforts to address child and adolescent behavioral health in Sub-Saharan Africa, where mental health policy is at an early stage and in need of context-specific attention to its successes and shortcomings. A diverse range of researchers, with expertise on relevant policy in both the region as a whole and country-specific contexts, including Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Uganda, outline theoretically informed, culturally appropriate, evidence-based, and youth- and family-focused service

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Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa

Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Working Group on the Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 February 1993
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This examination of changes in adolescent fertility emphasizes the changing social context within which adolescent childbearing takes place.

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Emerging Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Emerging Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on a Study of Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Africa and South Asia
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 21 February 2009
GET THIS BOOKEmerging Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Increased agricultural productivity is a major stepping stone on the path out of poverty in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, but farmers there face tremendous challenges improving production. Poor soil, inefficient water use, and a lack of access to plant breeding resources, nutritious animal feed, high quality seed, and fuel and electricity-combined with some of the most extreme environmental conditions on Earth-have made yields in crop and animal production far lower in these regions than world averages. Emerging Technologies to

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Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being

Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being
  • Author : Namrita Lall
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 September 2017
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Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being discusses, in depth, the use of South African plants to treat a variety of ailments, including tuberculosis, cancer, periodontal diseases, acne, postmacular hypomelanosis, and more. Plants were selected on the basis of their traditional use, and the book details the scientific evidence that supports their pharmacological and therapeutic potential to safely and effectively treat each disease. Thus, this book is a valuable resource for all researchers, students and professors involved in advancing global

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Living in and from the forests of Central Africa

Living in and from the forests of Central Africa
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 01 January 2017
GET THIS BOOKLiving in and from the forests of Central Africa

Living in and from the forests of Central Africa is intended first and foremost as a full-scale extension tool concerning NWFPs in Central Africa. It is a work on the groups who have always lived in these forests, forests that contribute to every aspect of their daily lives, both material and spiritual, and enable them to survive even in periods of extreme crisis.

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States of Disease

States of Disease
  • Author : Brian King
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 03 January 2017
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"Human health is shaped by the interactions between social and ecological systems. States of Disease advances a social ecology of health framework to demonstrate how historical spatial formations contribute to contemporary vulnerabilities to disease and the possibilities for health justice. The book examines how managed HIV in South Africa is being transformed with expanded access to antiretroviral therapy, and how environmental health in northern Botswana is shifting due to global climate change and flooding variability. These cases demonstrate how the

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Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World

Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World
  • Author : Laura A. German,Anne-Marie Tiani
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 01 December 2009
GET THIS BOOKGoverning Africa's Forests in a Globalized World

Many countries around the world are engaged in decentralization processes, and most African countries face serious problems with forest governance, from benefits sharing to illegality and sustainable forest management. This book summarizes experiences to date on the extent and nature of decentralization and its outcomes, most of which suggest an underperformance of governance reforms, and explores the viability of different governance instruments in the context of weak governance and expanding commercial pressures over forests. Findings are grouped into two thematic

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Turn Down the Heat

Turn Down the Heat
  • Author : A Report for the World Bank by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Analytics.
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 19 June 2013
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This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia. Building on the 2012 report, Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided, this new scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day, 2°C and 4°C warming on agricultural production, water resources, and coastal vulnerability. It finds many significant climate and development impacts are already being felt in some regions, and that as warming increases from

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Inequality of Opportunity

Inequality of Opportunity
  • Author : Juan Gabriel Rodriguez
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 12 October 2011
GET THIS BOOKInequality of Opportunity

Eight papers, both theoretical and applied, on the concept of equality of opportunity which says that a society should guarantee its members equal access to advantage regardless of their circumstances, while holding them responsible for turning that access into actual advantage by the application of effort.

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