By Colin W. Wright

A entire evaluate of this genus, Artemisia examines all elements of the herbs makes use of and functions, its mode of motion and scientific significance. Following a accomplished creation to the genus, the e-book discusses the botanical, phytochemical and organic points of a few very important species of Artemisis. considering the invention of artemisinin, a hugely lively antimalarial agent from the chinese language herb A. annua is of substantial significance, this quantity devotes a number of chapters to the conventional makes use of, cultivation and phytochemistry of this species and to the improvement of artemisinin-derived antimalarial brokers, their mode of motion and scientific use.

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