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Ethnobotany, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Morus Alba (Moraceae)

Gaurav Gupta

ISBN 10: 3659128023 / ISBN 13: 9783659128028
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80 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.2in.Mulberry, Morus alba L. , as a non-toxic natural therapeutic agent, belongs to the family of Moraceae, and has been cultivated in many Asian countries such as China, India, Korea, Japan and Thailand where the leaves were used as food for silkworms. It is a natural food additive having carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, fibres, sugars, vitamins, mineral etc. in appropriate proportion. It is a potent food antioxidant commonly used as a dietary supplement. Researchers suggested that it can be used as a good pharmaceutical food. It has been used since ancient times in folk medicine for its many medicinal properties. The plant has been used in Indian tradition as a nervine tonic. This widely grown plant has been in use by tribals of this country for ailments such as asthma, cough, bronchitis, edema, insomnia, wound healing, diabetes, influenza, eye infections and nose bleeds. The plant extract has been demonstrated to posses free radical scavenging activity. It has been extensively studied for its antidiabetic, antibacterial, antianaphylactic, neuroprotective, hypolipidemic, hypotensive, antiatherosclerotic, anticancer, antidepressant effects. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659128028

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Title: Ethnobotany, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology...

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

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Mulberry, Morus alba L., as a non-toxic natural therapeutic agent, belongs to the family of Moraceae, and has been cultivated in many Asian countries such as China, India, Korea, Japan and Thailand where the leaves were used as food for silkworms. It is a natural food additive having carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, fibres, sugars, vitamins, mineral etc. in appropriate proportion. It is a potent food antioxidant commonly used as a dietary supplement. Researchers suggested that it can be used as a good pharmaceutical food. It has been used since ancient times in folk medicine for its many medicinal properties. The plant has been used in Indian tradition as a nervine tonic. This widely grown plant has been in use by tribals of this country for ailments such as asthma, cough, bronchitis, edema, insomnia, wound healing, diabetes, influenza, eye infections and nose bleeds. The plant extract has been demonstrated to posses free radical scavenging activity. It has been extensively studied for its antidiabetic, antibacterial, antianaphylactic, neuroprotective, hypolipidemic, hypotensive, antiatherosclerotic, anticancer, antidepressant effects.

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Gaurav Gupta working as Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Siddhartha Institute of Pharmacy, Dehradun.He has done M.pharma from RGUHS, Banglore. He has published many research papers in National and International journals. He also published two book in International publishing house.

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