The Encyclopaedia of Medicinal Plants Vol. 1 used in Homoeopathy is an extremely useful reference work. It contains 111 medicinal plants used in Homoeopathy. The plants are arranged according to their botanical classification. This book has been written in a simple and lucid style and contains up-to-date information. Besides identification much importance is given to the preparation, toxicology, pharmacology, homoeopathic action, duration of action and prescribed dose. The coloured photographs and diagrams illustrate the main features that makes easy identification of the plants. This book is useful not only to undergraduate and postgraduate students, practitioners of homoeopathic medicines, research scholars in medicinal plants, Drug inspectors analysts manufactures and homoeopathic pharmacists, botanists ethanopbotanists and pharmacologists, as well as to readers interested in holistic medicine.
Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Plant description. 3. Plant anatomy. 4. Drug constituents. 5. Cultivation and collection. 6. Classification. 7. Ranunculaceae. 8. Magnoliaceae. 9. Menispermaceae. 10. Papaveraceae. 11. Fumariaceae. 12. Cruciferae. 13. Annonaceae. 14. Bixaceae. 15. Violaceae. 16. Berberidaceae. 17. Poligonaceae. 18. Caryophyllaceae. 19. Hypericaceae. 20. Guttiferae. 21. Malvaceae. 22. Sterculiaceae. 23. Tiliaceae. 24. Linaceae. 25. Zygophyllaceae. 26. Rutaceae. Remedies and their abbreviations. Glossary. Bibliography. Index of plant species.