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Echinacea: The genus Echinacea (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants--Industrial Profiles, V 39)

Publisher: CRC
Number Of Pages: 280
Publication Date: 2004-04-22
Sales Rank: 1832957
ISBN / ASIN: 0415288282
EAN: 9780415288286
Binding: Hardcover
Manufacturer: CRCStudio: CRC

With in-depth analysis of a popular herbal remedy, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles brings Echinacea out of the realm of folklore medicine and into the territory of valued and potentially fundamental therapy. As a successful stimulant to the immune system, the herbal remedy has gained acclaim in the fight against many diseases, including cancer. 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. Readers will also learn when this trendy remedy should not be used.


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