Science of Spices and Culinary Herbs - Latest Laboratory, Pre-clinical, and Clinical Studies

Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman , Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary , Sammer Yousuf

Science of Spices and Culinary Herbs - Latest Laboratory, Pre-clinical, and Clinical Studies

Volume 2

ISSN: 2590-0773
eISSN: 2590-0781 (Online)
ISBN: 978-981-14-4147-9
eISBN: 978-981-14-4149-3 (Online)

Introduction

Many herbs and spices, in addition to their culinary use for taste, contain chemical compounds which have medicinal uses. For this reason, herbs and spices have been used for treating various ailments since ancient times. Modern scientific methods have enabled researchers to isolate bioactive compounds from herbs and spices and perform chemical analyses, which can be used to develop medicines to treat different diseases. This book series is a compilation of current reviews on studies performed on herbs and spices. Science of Spices and Culinary Herbs is essential reading for medicinal chemists, herbalists and biomedical researchers interested in the science of natural herbs and spices that are common part of regional diets and folk medicine.

The second volume of this series features 6 reviews of unique herbs and seeds:

  1. - Tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.): A Review of its Use as a Spice, a Culinary Herb and Medicinal Applications
  2. - Piper nigrum (Black pepper): A Flavor for Health
  3. - Coriander Seeds – Ethno-medicinal, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Profile
  4. - The Fenugreek Seed: Therapeutic Properties and Applications
  5. - Biological Activities of Foeniculum vulgare Mill
  6. - Effect of Curcumin on the Diversity of Gut Microbiota
  7. - Exploration of Dill Seeds (Anethum graveolens): An Ayurpharmacomic Approach

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