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Author Kuete, Victor, author

Title Medicinal spices and vegetables from Africa : therapeutic potential against metabolic, inflammatory, infectious and systemic diseases / edited by Victor Kuete
Published Amsterdam : Academic Press, [2017]
©2017
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Contents Part I. Diverse degenerative diseases in Africa -- 1. Diseases in Africa : an overview -- 2. Management of inflammatory and nociceptive disorders in Africa -- 3. Burden and health policy of cancers in Africa -- 5. Management of infectious diseases in Africa -- 6. Overview of governmental support across Africa toward the development and growth of herbal medicine -- 7. Preparation, standardization, and quality control of medicinal plants in Africa -- Part II. Therapeutic potential of African medicinal spices and vegetables -- 8. Antimicrobial activities of African medicinal spices and vegetables -- 9. Anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive activities of African medicinal spices and vegetables -- 10. Anticancer activities of African medicinal spices and vegetables -- 11. Antiemetic African medicinal spices and vegetables -- 12. African Medicinal Spices and Vegetables and Their Potential in the Management of Metabolic Syndrome -- 13. Other health benefits of African medicinal spices and vegetables -- Part III. Popular African medicinal spices and vegetables, and their health effects -- 14. Allium cepa -- 15. Allium sativum -- 16. Canarium schweinfurthii -- 17. Cinnamon species -- 18. Cymbopogon citratus -- 19. Curcuma longa -- 20. Lactuca sativa -- 21. Mangifera indica L. (Anacardiaceae) -- 22. Moringa oleifera -- 23. Myristica fragrans : a review -- 24. Passiflora edulis -- 25. Petroselinum crispum. a Review -- 26. Sesamum indicum -- 27. African Medicinal Spices of Genus Piper -- 28. Thymus vulgaris -- 29. Syzygium aromaticum -- Index
Notes Includes index
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Subject Phytotherapy
Spices
Vegetables
Plant Preparations -- therapeutic use
Plants, Medicinal
Medicinal plants -- Africa
Spices -- Africa
Medicinal plants.
Spices.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
Africa.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0128094419 (electronic bk.)
9780128094419 (electronic bk.)