By Hwee-ling Koh, Chay-hoon Tan, Tung-kian Chua
This e-book offers updated details on a complete of seventy five local and non-native medicinal vegetation becoming in Singapore. complete and worthwhile info from the printed literature -- together with plant descriptions and origins, conventional medicinal makes use of, phytoconstituents, pharmacological actions, adversarial reactions, toxicities, and suggested drug herb interactions -- is gifted in an easy-to-read demeanour for simple and quickly reference. there's no minimal point of information required to learn this publication, and botanical and scientific glossaries also are supplied for readers comfort. The e-book can be of significant functional profit to a wide-ranging viewers. Educators and scholars in complementary medication and healthiness, pharmacognosy, medicinal chemistry, typical items, pharmacology, toxicology, pharmacovigilance, drugs, pharmacy, nursing, botany, biology, chemistry and existence sciences will locate the knowledge valuable. The publication also will attract clinicians, pharmacists, nurses and researchers, because it encompasses a accomplished reference checklist on the finish for additional analyzing. Contents: medical Names universal Names Descriptions foundation Phytoconstituents conventional Medicinal makes use of Pharmacological actions Dosage adversarial Reactions Toxicity Contraindications Drug Herb Interactions Botanical thesaurus scientific thesaurus.
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Adverse Reactions: No information as yet. Toxicity: No information as yet. Contraindications: No information as yet. Drug-Herb Interactions: No information as yet. 7. Areca catechu L. (Palmae) Betel Nut Palm, Areca Nut, Pinang Fruit of Areca catechu Areca catechu tree Description: Areca catechu L. is a tall, slender palm that can grow up to 10 m. 2–2 m long. Inflorescence is branched and male flowers grow in one row surrounding the female flower at the base of branch. [1,6–8] Traditional Medicinal Uses: In Irian Jaya, parts of this tree are used on wounds, swellings and other skin afflictions.
Its bark is grey and smooth. 5–29 cm long, with distinct venation pattern. Flowers are fragrant, in clusters on older branches.  In Malaysia, a paste of fresh flowers is applied to the chest for asthma and to treat malaria. [3,9] 34 16. ) Hook. f. & Th. [12,16] Dosage: No information as yet. Adverse Reactions: No information as yet. 0001 mg/kg/day).  Contraindications: No information as yet. Drug-Herb Interactions: No information as yet. 17. Capsicum annuum L. (Solanaceae) Chilli, Red Pepper Capsicum annuum fruits Capsicum annuum plant Description: Capsicum annuum L.
It bears several pinkish or white flowers which are minute. [3,5,7–11] Traditional Medicinal Uses: C. argentea is used internally for haematological and gynaecologic disorders and externally to treat inflammation and as a disinfectant.  The plant is used for eye 42 20. Celosia argentea L. [4,12] The seeds are used for the treatment of conjunctivitis and hypertension.  Dosage: No information as yet. Adverse Reactions: No information as yet. Toxicity: No information as yet.  Drug-Herb Interactions: No information as yet.