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Title Echinacea : the genus Echinacea / edited by Sandra Carol Miller, assistant editor - He-ci Yu
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004


Description 1 online resource (276 pages) : illustrations
Series Medicinal and aromatic plants--industrial profiles ; v. 39
Medicinal and aromatic plants--industrial profiles ; v. 39.
Contents Taxonomic history and revision of the genus Echinacea / Shannon E. Binns [and others] -- A review of preliminary Echinacea genetics and the future potential of genomics / Kathleen A. McKeown -- In vitro culture of Echinacea species / Pamela S. Coker and N. Dwight Camper -- Cultivation in Europe / Bertalan Galambosi -- Phytochemistry of the genus Echinacea / Jeffrey B. Harborne and Christine A. Williams -- The chemistry of antioxidant constituents of Echinacea / Chun Hu [and others] -- Analytical profiles of Echniacea species / Piergiorgio Pietta [and others] -- Factors affecting Echinacea quality: agronomy and processing / Nigel B. Perry [and others] -- Popularity, diversity, and quality of Echinacea / He-ci Yu and Matti Kaarlas -- Echinacea in vivo: a prophylactic agent in normal mice and a therapeutic agent in leukemic mice / Sandra C. Miller -- Effect of Echinacea on cells involved in disease defense -- Helena Sestáková and Bohumil Turek -- In vitro immunopharmacology of Echinacea / Joseph A. Rininger [and others] -- Bioassays of Echinacea extracts and commercial products / Pamela S. Coker and N. Dwight Camper -- Echinacea: quality, uses, and immunomodulating activity from a phytotherapist's perspective / Kerry Bone -- The use of Echinacea in pregnancy and lactation: a critical review / Moumita Sarkar and Gideon Koren -- Two immunoenhancers are not better than one / Sandra C. Miller -- Adverse reactions associated with Echinacea and other asteraceae / Raymond J. Mullins and Robert Heddle -- The efficacy of Echinacea tea / Elise B. Lindenmuth and G. Frank Lindenmuth -- Veterinary applications of Echinacea species: research in horses, cattle, poultry, and swine / Wendy Pearson
Summary The text describes how the plant is cultivated and where in the world it is most abundant. It describes different species of Echinacea that are medically important and what chemically active ingredients give Echinacea its strong pharmaceutical value
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Echinacea (Plants)
Echinacea (Plants) -- Therapeutic use
Botany, Medical.
Medicinal plants.
Materia medica, Vegetable.
Medicine, Botanic.
Plants, Medicinal
Plant Preparations
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Echinacea (Plants)
Echinacea (Plants) -- Therapeutic use.
Pharmazeutische Biologie
Pharmazeutische Chemie
Phytomedizin Medizin
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Miller, Sandra Carol
Yu, He-Ci
ISBN 0203022696