Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa

Therapeutic Potential against Metabolic, Inflammatory, Infectious and Systemic Diseases
by Victor Kuete
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Publisher: Elsevier Science

Publication Date: January 14, 2017

ISBN: 9780128094419

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Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa: Therapeutic Potential against Metabolic, Inflammatory, Infectious and Systemic Diseases provides a detailed look at medicinal spices and vegetables that have proven safe-and-effective for consumption and the treatment of diseases, including infectious diseases, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.

It provides pharmacological evidence, such as the latest information related to efficacy and safety data, in vitro and in vivo studies, clinical trials, and more, to illustrate the use of these spices and vegetables as both palliative and alternative treatments with the goal of furthering research in this area to produce safer and more effective drugs.

  • Provides scientific evidence for the potential of medicinal spices and vegetables used in Africa to fight metabolic, inflammatory, and infectious diseases
  • Includes a review of the latest methods used to investigate the effects of medicinal plants in the treatment of disease
  • Offers an updated resource for students sand scientists in the fields of pharmaceutical science, pharmacognosy, complementary and alternative medicine, ethnopharmacology, phytochemistry, biochemistry, and more