Psychoactive Plants: Ethical Issues and Basic Evaluations
James O. Fajemiroye
ISBN : 9781787150003 (Hard Bound)
Pages : 249
Year : 2017
Weight : 1060gms
Price : £ 70.00

Foreword vii
Preface ix
1. Psychoactive Plants 1
2. Ethnobotanical Approach to Psychoactive Pre-Colombian
Plants from Ancient and Contemporary American Cultures
in Mexico and Chile 25
3. Medicinal Plant for Maternal Healthcare 65
4. Ethics and Procedural Steps in Basic Researches 85
5. From Field to Herbarium: Plant Collection
and Preservation Techniques 97
6. Methods of extraction, isolation and
Standardisation of Phytochemicals 103
7. Preclinical Techniques for the Evaluation of
Psychoactive Plants 117
8. Overview of Medicinal Plants with Cardiovascular Activities 135
9. Pharmacokinetics Profile of Medicinal Plants
and Potential Interactions with Xenobiotic 147
10. Scientific Reporting 161
References 171
Index 225

Contains more than hundred of psychoactive plants species with phytoconstituents. Unique tool for extraction, isolation and standardisation of phytochemicals. Recent information of medicinal plants for maternal healthcare and cardiovascular activities. Illustrative figures, chemical structures and preclinical techniques for the evaluation of psychoactive plants are included. Unique basic guidelines to researchers and scientific reporting.