Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World

Edited by : Munir Ozturk,

Botany Department, Science Faculty, Ege University, 35100-Bornova,İzmir-Turkey.

Gurib-Fakima Bibi Ameenah

Industrial Uses of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

María Paz Arraiza, and José Luis de Pedro, Department of Forest Engineering, Technical School of Forestry Engineering (ETSI Montes), Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), Spain

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Arabia and Iran

Shahina A. Ghazanfar, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, UK

Fungal Endophytes in Ethnomedicinal Plants: The Gold Mine for Drug Discovery

Mahendra Rai, Aniket Gade, Dnyaneshwar Rathod and Avinash Ingle Department of Biotechnology Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Maharashtra, India

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (Turkey)

Botany Department, Science Faculty, Ege University, 35100-Bornova,İzmir-Turkey

Ernaz ALTUNDAĞ, Dept. of Biology, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Duzce University, Duzce, Turkey

Salih GÜCEL, Near East University, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Nicosia, Cyprus

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Azerbaijan

Naiba Mehtiyeva and Sevil Zeynalova, Institute of Botany, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Badamdar sh. 40, AZ1073, Baku, Azerbaijan

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Iberian Peninsula

Inigo Uriarte-Pueyo and María Isabel Calvo, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology (Pharmacognosy Section), University of Navarra, Spain

Rita Yolanda Cavero, Department of Plant Biology (Botany Section), University of Navarra, Spain

Herbal Medicines in The United Kingdom

Michael Heinrich, Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, UCL School of Pharmacy, University of London, 29-39 Brunswick Sq., London WC1N 1AX, UK

Anthony Booker, Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, UCL School of Pharmacy, University of London, 29-39 Brunswick Sq., London WC1N 1AX, UK

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Australia

Ian E. Cock, Biomolecular and Physical Sciences, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, Australia

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants – Portugal

Ana Maria Barata, Filomena Rocha and Violeta Lopes, Banco Português de Germoplasma Vegetal, Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB, I.P.), Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária (INIA), Braga, Portugal

Eliseu Bettencourt, Genetic Resources, Ecophysiology and Plant Breeding Unit, Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB, I.P.), Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária (INIA), Oeiras, Portugal

A. Cristina Figueiredo, Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências de Lisboa, Departamento de Biologia Vegetal, Instituto de Biotecnologia e Bioengenharia, Centro Biotecnologia Vegetal, Lisboa, Portugal

Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Processing, Quality, Safety, Authenticity, Nutritional and Health Aspects

M. Antoniadou,National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Dentistry, Greece

T.H. Varzakas, University of the Peloponnese, Dept. Food Science and Technology, Kalamata, Greece

Pharmacological And Nutritional Importance Of Artemisia

Ali Esmail Al-Snafi, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Thi qar University, Iraq.

Herbal Plants Used in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals and Their Advantages Over The Synthetic Counterparts

Charu Gupta and Dhan Prakash, Amity Institute of Herbal Research & Studies, Amity University UP, Sector-125, NOIDA-201313 (UP) India

The Medical, Pharmaceutical, and Nutritional Biochemistry and Uses of Some Common Medicinal Plants

Chinaza Godswill Awuchi, Department of Physical Sciences, Kampala International University, Kampala, Uganda

Hannington Twinomuhwezi, Department of Chemistry, Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda

Phytochemistry and Therapeutic Potential Of Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Sayantani Chanda, Agricultural and Ecological Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India

T.V.Ramachandra, Energy and Wetlands Research Group, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Important Medicinal Plants – Sudan

Sakina Yagi, Faculty of Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Ahmed Yagi, Department of Health Sciences, Khawarizimi International College, United Arab Emirates.

Several Important Medicinal Plants, Comparative Analysis of Bioactive Compounds of Total Phenolic and Flavonoids

Oksana Sytar, Taras Shevchenko National university of Kyiv, Ukraine

Phytochemistry of Sapindus Mukorossi and Medicinal Properties

D.K. Singh, Ex-Head, Department of Zoology, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, U.P., India

Devesh Pratap Singh, Assistant Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, U.P., India

Phytochemistry and Pharmacological Properties of Arab Medicinal Plants

Bashar Saad, Arab American University Jenin, Palestine, and Qasemi Research Center-Al-Qasemi Academic College, Israel

Sameena Z.H. Haq, Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation, England, UK.

Important Medicinal Plants of Ethiopia: Uses, Knowledge Transfer and Conservation Practices

Admasu Moges, College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Debre Berhan University, Ethiopia

Yohannes Moges, College of Health Sciences, Institute of Medicine and Health sciences, Debre Berhan University, Ethiopia

A Traditional Approach to Manage Depression - Emphasizing on Medicinal Herbs and Phytochemicals as Anti Depressants

Seema Mehdi, K.L. Krishna, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru, Karnataka, India

Kishor M, JSS Medical College and Hospital, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru, Karnataka, India

Phytochemicals Of Bioactive Compounds Of Brassica Juncea (Brown Mustard) Seeds

Odangowei Inetiminebi Ogidi, Department of Biochemistry, School of Applied Sciences, Federal Polytechnic Ekowe, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

Important Medicinal Plants - Bhutan

Phurpa Wangchuk, Centre for Molecular Therapeutics, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns campus, Australia

Classification of Fruit and Vegetable Crops of Plant Families

Bal Krishna Joshi, Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phytochemistry of Olive-Leaf Extracts and Medicinal Properties

Vlasios Goulas, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology and Food Science, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus

Phytochemistry of Chia Seeds (Salvia Hispanica), Berries and Medicinal Properties

Tamsheel Fatima Roohi, KL Krishna and Seema Mehdi, JSS College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru, Karnataka, India

Diversity in Shifting Cultivation System and Crop Species

Dileep Kumar Pandey, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Shantanu Kumar Dubey, ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), Uttar Pradesh, India

Therapeutic Potential and Phytochemistry of Natural Herbals of Family Lamiaceae: Ocimum Sanctum L. and Ocimum Basilicum

Lata Rana, Department of Chemistry, D. S. B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital 263001, India

Geeta Tewari, Department of Chemistry, D. S. B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital 263001, India

Deepshekha Punetha, Delma Laboratory for Soil & Construction Material Inspection L. L. C. Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

Mamta Bisht, Department of Chemistry, D. S. B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital 263001, India

Department of Chemistry, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, India

Geetanjali Upadhyay, Department of Botany, D. S. B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital 263001, India

Chitra Pande, Department of Chemistry, D. S. B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital 263001, India

Lalit M. Tewari, Department of Botany, D. S. B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital 263001, India

The Phytochemistry of Medicinal Plants Used by Native Americans

William N. Setzer, Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899, USA

Aromatic Plant Research Center, 230 N 1200 E, Suite 100, Lehi, UT 84043, USA

Phylogenetic Relationships Among Date Palm (Phoenix Dactylifera L.) Cultivars

Nadia Haider, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, AECS, P.O. Box 6091, Damascus, Syria

Phytochemical Studies on Portulaca Oleracea (Purslane) Plant

Izuchukwu Azuka Okafor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria

Pan African University of Life and Earth Science (Including Health and Agriculture) Institute, PAULESI, Ibadan, Nigeria

Important Medicinal Plants - Morocco

Ajebli Mohammed and Mohamed Eddouks, Team of Ethnopharmacology and Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques Errachidia, Moulay Ismail University of Meknes, Morocco

Biochemistry and Phytochemistry Of Triphala, Three Medicinal Fruits, Medicinal Properties, Bioactive Compounds and Therapeutic Potential

Pankaj Singh, Department of Biotechnology, Dr. Rammanohar Lohia Avadh University, Ayodhya-224001, India

Pankaj Kumar Tripathi, Institute of Plant Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Volcani Center 68 HaMacabim Road, Rishon Lezion 7505101, Israel

Ram Lakhan Singh, Department of Biochemistry, Dr. Rammanohar Lohia Avadh University, Ayodhya-224001, India; Present Address: Nilamber-Pitamber University, Medininagar-822101, Jharkhand, India

Terminalia Arjuna: A Potential Source of Nutraceuticals Cum Therapeutic Agent

Mousumi Mitra, Department. of Human Physiology (PG), Raja Narendra Lal Khan Women’s College (Autonomous), Midnapore-721102, West Bengal, India

Dilip Kumar Nandi, Department. of Human Physiology(PG), BMLT and Food Science and Nutrition, Raja Narendra Lal Khan Women’s College (Autonomous), Midnapore- 721102, West Bengal, India

Phytochemistry of Andrographis Paniculata (Burm. F.) Wall. Ex Nees

Nandan Sarkar and Bitasta Mandal, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Medical Sciences, Adamas University, Barasat, West Bengal, India

Yadu Nandan Dey, Department of Pharmacology, Dr. B.C. Roy College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, Durgapur, West Bengal, India

Botany, Uses, Phytochemistry and Medicinal Properties of Selected Apocynaceae Species

Eric W.C. Chan, Faculty of Applied Sciences, UCSI University, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Siu Kuin Wong, Xiamen University Malaysia, Bandar Sunsuria, Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia

Hung Tuck Chan, Secretariat, International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems, University of the Ryukyus,Okinawa, Japan