Plants for Human Survival and Medicine

By: Bikarma Singh

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This book reports the potential plants for human survival, explored medicinal aspects of the ongoing research and development for discovering new molecules, new drugs, new leads, ethnic-traditional applications and nutraceutical values of plants. It provides a baseline data and information on plants and their hidden knowledge for human health. This is build upon based on twenty-five excellent research articles and main focused plant species are Boswellia serrata, Butea monosperma, Colebrookea oppositifolia, Cymbopogon khasianus, Dendrophthe falcata, Dysoxylum binectariferum, Echinacea purpurea, Grewia asiatica, Picrorrhiza kurroa, Saussurea costus, Withania somnifera, Zanthoxylum armatum, different species of Aconitum and Panax, Ashtavarga groups (Habenaria intermedia, Habenaria edgeworthii, Malaxis acuminata, Malaxis muscifera, Lilium polyphyllum, Polygonatum verticillatum, Polygonatum cirrhifolium and Roscoea procera), and hundreds of potential life-saving plants used by different ethnic tribes of Himalaya as food, shelter and medicine in their day-to-day life. Various research studies and clinical trials mentioned in the book will add and contribute a lot in discovering quick leads for medicine formulations and products development. In addition to research suggestions and valuation of plants for humans contained within each of the articles, an introduction section emphasizes particular research avenues for attention in the drug development programmes. As the reader will note, these compilations represent a wide collection of views, reflecting the diversity of sciences and interests of thousands of ideas that enabled thoughtful deliberations from a wide range of scientific perspectives. ntroduction Bikarma Singh 1 Himalaya is a Repository of Wild Food and Medicine: A Close Look on Plants for Human Survival Bikarma Singh 2. Endangered Ayurvedic Himalayan Herb: A Review on Chemistry and Pharmacology of Ashtavarga Plants for Scientific Intervention Venugopal Singamaneni, Upasana Sharma and Prasoon Gupta 3. Colebrookea oppositifolia Sm., An Important Hepato-protective Phytopharma Plant in Drug Discovery Anil Kumar Katare, Inshad Ali Khan, Durga Prasad Mindala, Naresh Kumar Satti, Bal Krishan Chandan, Bikarma Singh, Gurdarshan Singh, Mowkashi Khullar and Neelam Sharma 4. Dysoxylum binectariferum Hook.f., An Indian Medicinal Plant as a Source for Anti-Cancer Agents Shreyans Kumar Jain 5. Zanthoxylum armatum DC., Perspectives of Biology and Chemistry in Medicine Discovery Sushil Kumar and Bikarma Singh 6. Grewia asiatica L., an Important Plant of Shivalik Hills: Agrotechnology and Product Development Rajendra Gochar, Bikarma Singh, Mamta Gochar, Rajendra Bhanwaria and Anil Kumar Katare 7. Taxonomy, Ecology and Phenology of Panax Species in North-Eastern India Lucy B. Nongbri, Saroj Kanta Barik and Ladaplin Kharwanlang 8. Validated LC-MS Method for Quantitation of Phytochemicals of Butea monosperma Vikas Bajpai, Bikarma Singh and Brijesh Kumar 9. Diversity, Bioprospection and Commercial Importance of Indian Magnolias Aabid Hussain Mir, Licha Jeri, Krishna Upadhaya, Nazir Ahmad Bhat, Rajib Borah, Hiranjit Choudhury and Yogendra Kumar 10. Traditional Medicinal Plants Used to Treat Dermatological Disorders in District Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir, India 219 Harpreet Bhatia, Yash Pal Sharma and Rajesh Kumar Manhas 11. Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex Benth, a Therapeutically Important Himalayan Plant for Drug Discovery Simmi Sharma 12. Plant Resource Used by Riparian Communities of Dhir and Diplai Wetlands in Assam, Northeastern India Miniswrang Basumatary and Tapati Das 13. Boswellia serrata Roxb. ex Colebr., a Multiferous Medicinal Plant Used as Anticancerous and Anti-Inflammatory in Drug Discovery Rakesh Kumar Nagar, Govind Yadav and Bikarma Singh 14. Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria Isolated from Agricultural Soils of Delhi Shows Mineral Phosphate Solubilizing Ability Rhituporna Saikia and Ratul Baishya 15. Investigation of Plants Utilization by Tribal Communities of Arunachal Himalayas in India Anup Kumar Das, Wishfully Mylliemngap, Nako Laling, Om Prakash Arya and R.C. Sundriyal 16. Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal, a Potential Indian Medicinal Plant with Multifarious Biological Activities Gourav Paudwal and Prem N. Gupta 17. Volatiles Profiling and Agronomic Practice of Cymbopogon khasianus [IIIM (J) CK-10 Himrosa] for Commercial Cultivation and Value Addition Rajendra Bhanwaria, Bikarma Singh and Rajendra Gochar 18. In-vitro Investigation of Anti-diabetic, Phytochemical and Silver Nanoparticles Synthesis of Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f.) Ettingsh: A Hemiparasitic Taxa Ayan Kumar Naskar, Souradut Ray and Amal Kumar Mondal. Printed Pages: 592

Title: Plants for Human Survival and Medicine

Author Name: Bikarma Singh

Categories: India, Environmental Studies,

Publisher: New Delhi, New India Publishing Agency: 2019

ISBN: 9789387973510

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 1203903

Keywords: Plants for Human Survival and Medicine Bikarma Singh