Evidence-Based Validation of Herbal Medicines brings together current thinking and practice in the areas of characterization and validation of natural products. This book reviews all aspects of evaluation and development of medicines from plant sources, including their cultivation, collection, phytochemical and phyto-pharmacological evaluation, and therapeutic potential. Emphasis is placed on describing the full range of evidence-based analytical and bio-analytical techniques used to characterize natural products, including -omic technologies, phyto-chemical analysis, hyphenated techniques, and many more.
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Evidence based validation of herbal medicine farm to pharma 2. Value Chains of Herbal Medicines
Ethnopharmacological and analytical challenges in a globalizing world 3. Pharmacopoeial Standards as the Basis of Herbal Medicine Quality Control 4. Taxonomy
tool for validation of herbal medicine 5. Validation of medicinal herbs for skin ageing 6. Pro-angiogenic potential of medicinal plants in wound healing 7. Pharmacovigilance: Tool in establishing the safety and acceptability of the natural health products
Clinical evaluation 8. Validation of antiviral potential of herbal ethomedicine 9. Harmonization of regulatory requirements in Europe to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of herbal medicinal products 10. Bioavailability of herbal medicine: approach towards improved pharmacokinetics 11. Good quality and clinical practices for the future development of herbal medicines 12. Evidence based scientific claims for traditional medicine-inspired approaches to drug discovery from Ayurveda 13. Evaluation of bioactive compounds as AChE inhibitors from medicinal plants 14. Drugs and drug leads based on natural products for treatment of malaria 15. Evaluation of Natural products against Biofilm mediated bacterial resistance 16. Clinical effects of caraway, a traditional medicine for weight loss 17. Challenges in identification of potential phytotherapies and contemporary biomedical literatures 18. Botanicals as medicinal foods and their effects against obesity 19. Application of HPLC in the analysis of herbal products 20. Ayurveda opportunities for developing safe and effective treatment choices for the future 21. Discovery and development of lead compounds from natural sources using computational approaches 22. Infrared Spectroscopic Technologies for the Quality Control of Herbal Medicines 23. Antimicrobial secondary metabolites- extraction, isolation, identification and bio assay 24. Use of herbals in cardiac diseases: priority of evidence over belief
Secretary, Society for Ethnopharmacology, India, Saktigarh, Jadavpur, India www.ethnopharmacology.in
Associate Editor Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Elsevier Science, USA
Prof. Pulok K. Mukherjee is a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), UK and the fellow of the National Academy of Science (FNASc) India. He is working as the Director of the School of Natural Product Studies, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. His work on integrated approaches for traditional medicine-inspired drug development through chemo-profiling, quality control, pharmaco-vigilance, safety surveillance, risk assessment has achieved worldwide acclaim. He has made significant contributions in the area of evaluation and validation of medicinal plants, Ethnopharmacology, and ethnomedicine. He has contributed over 200 publications in peer reviewed impact journals and has several patents. He has also published several well acclaimed books including Evidence-Based Validation of Herbal Medicine (Elsevier); Evaluation of Herbal Medicinal Products (Pharmaceutical Press), and many others. Prof. Mukherjee has been honoured with several awards and laurels from both the Government of India and abroad. For further details please visit www.pulokmukherjee.in.