Editors: Ferid Murad , Atta-ur-Rahman , Ka Bian

Series Title: Herbal Medicine Back to the Future

Vascular Health

Volume 2

eBook: US $89 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $163
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $356
ISSN: 2542-9981 (Print)
ISSN: 2542-999X (Online)
ISBN: 978-981-14-0373-6 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-0374-3 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2019
DOI: 10.2174/97898114037431190201


Herbal Medicine: Back to the Future compiles expert reviews on the application of herbal medicines (including Ayurveda, Chinese traditional medicines and alternative therapies) to treat different ailments. The book series demonstrates the use of sophisticated methods to understand traditional medicine, while providing readers a glimpse into the future of herbal medicine.

The second volume in the series continues on the theme of the previous volume, focusing on herbal remedies for cardiovascular health. The topics included in this volume are:

  • - Plants used for treating cardiovascular diseases in the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands
  • - Herbal products for treating hypertension and hyperlipidemia
  • - Medicinal plants and the Mediterranean diet for treating obesity related cardiovascular disorders
  • - Traditional Indian cardiovascular medicine
This volume is essential reading for all researchers in the field of ethnobotany, natural product chemistry, nutrition and pharmacology. Medical professionals involved in cardiology and internal medicine who seek to improve their knowledge about herbal medicine and alternative therapies will also benefit from the contents of the volume.


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List of Contributors

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Ethnobotany and Plants Used Against Cardiovascular Diseases in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands

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Airy Gras, Montse Parada, Teresa Garnatje, Joan Vallès
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Herbal Products in Hypertension: Paradox or, Paragon

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Balbir Singh, Sachin Kumar Singh, Monica Gulati, Hasandeep Singh, Rohit Arora, Saroj Arora
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Prevention and Treatment of Obesity-Related Cardiovascular Diseases by Diet and Medicinal Plants

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Bashar Saad
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Traditional Indian Therapeutic Herbal Agent for the Treatment of Ischemic Myocardial Disorders: Promises and Precautions

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Vipin Dhote, Aman Upaganlawar, Aditya Ganeshpurkar
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Subject Index

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