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Commercialising medicinal plants

Nicci Diederichs

Commercialising medicinal plants

a Southern African guide

by Nicci Diederichs

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Published by Sun Press in Stellenbosch, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botanical drug industry,
  • Medicinal plants,
  • Medical Botany

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Nicci Diederichs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRS182.S6 C665 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8], 216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25320454M
    ISBN 101919980830
    LC Control Number2006478638
    OCLC/WorldCa65523057

    In fact tannin-containing plant remedies are traditionally used to treat diarrhea [ ]. This regulation Commercialising medicinal plants book been observed by the scientific community as another hurdle in promoting and developing bioactives [ ]. Furthermore, aspalathin and nothofagin and their structural flavonoid analogues displayed moderate antimutagenic properties. It is estimated that up totonnes of plant material is consumed annually to the value of about million US dollars [ 7 ]. However, since cultural systems are dynamic [ 3 ], the skills are fragile and easily forgettable as most of the indigenous knowledge transfer in the country is based on oral transmission [ 4 ].

    There has been Commercialising medicinal plants book major resurgence in interest in traditionally used medicinal plants with a number of international and local initiatives actively exploring the botanical resources of southern Africa with the intention to screen indigenous plants for pharmacologically active compounds [ 26 ]. Traditional Uses Aloe ferox is highly regarded for its laxative properties [ 25 ]. Commercialising medicinal plants: a Southern African guide. Koch, J. Moolla, S. Ten to fifteen live shrimps were transferred from the hatching beaker to each test tube using a Pasteur pipette with sea water and topped up to 10 ml with sea water.

    This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Rhodes, and J. Gericke, Medicinal Plants of South African, Sedative properties of the decoction of the rhizome of Cyperus articulatus. Most of the Hyacinthaceae species also contain homoisoflavanones, which possess antibacterial activity [].


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Commercialising medicinal plants by Nicci Diederichs Download PDF Ebook

There is no reason to presume that because a product comes from nature it must be safe: the existence of powerful natural poisons like atropine and nicotine shows this to be untrue.

Kalwerbossie is a local name used for P. Although the sap released from the plant can burn the skin of humans, ointment is prepared via the decoction method from fresh bulb scales as well as burnt scales to treat external wounds, boils, abscesses, and fractures.

The aim of this paper is to review 10 prominently used South African medicinal plants.

Medicinal Plants

Total flavonoid content was determined following the vanillin assay Hagerman, as detailed by Ncube et al. The therapeutic effect appears to be derived only for the whole extract as separate components show little to no advantageous effects [ 40 ].

View at: Google Scholar K. The first person to realise the commercial potential of rooibos as a herbal tea was Benjamin Ginsberg, a merchant of Clanwilliam, who started marketing it in Commercialising medicinal plants book More than Medicine: La Coca Coca leaves cocagrowers.

Most of the plant material used is still being wild harvested by locals from rural communities in South Africa [ ]. Hypoxis hemerocallidea Hypoxidaceae 6. Veilleux and S. The broad, succulent leaves reach around 1 m in length.

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However, this is not well explored in Africa probably because few research laboratories are equipped to do this work [ 6 Commercialising medicinal plants book. Most of the Hyacinthaceae species also contain homoisoflavanones, which possess antibacterial activity [].

The commercially important sulphur-containing compounds are a characteristic of A. View at: Google Scholar E. The use of more polar solvents could be the reason for plant extracts being less toxic as the toxic compounds will be only extracted in more apolar solvents [ ].

After analysis of these reports, Teschke et al. Husselman, and M. Hypericum aethiopicum Thunb. Traditional Uses The part used medicinally is the water-storing secondary tuberous roots which are formed in order to survive the dry seasons encountered in the sub-Saharan regions [ 70 ].

However, since cultural systems are dynamic [ 3 ], the skills are fragile and easily forgettable as most of the indigenous knowledge transfer in the country is based on oral transmission [ 4 ].

The dichloromethane and hexane extracts of M. J Med Plant Res. Pelargonium sidoides DC. For example, L-canavanine ranged from 0. The phytochemistry of A.

The bulb is used traditionally in Africa amongst others for gastrointestinal ailments, sprains and fractures, tumours cancerousmenstrual pains, infertility, and to support the process in woman to deliver their babies [ ].

Aloe ferox Mill. Traditional uses, scientific validation, commercialisation developments, as well as both potential opportunities and setbacks are discussed.

The majority of wetland species used are plants, which are from a variety of different growth forms and taxa, e.Sep 30,  · Medicinal plants used for wound healing and skin diseases are the key to unlocking the doors to combating problematic skin diseases as resistance of pathogens to pharmaceuticals and allopathic management continues to increase.

The study aimed at investigating Cited by: 4. Introduction. Plants have always been considered as having medicinal, culinary, and other functional properties. Their prophylactic uses date back to as early as B.C. Ancient Hebrews, Indians, Chinese, Greeks, and Babylonians were all well-known practising herbalists and more than medicinal plants were even documented in the Ebers papyrus as early as magicechomusic.com: Theeshan Bahorun, Vidushi S.

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Neergheen-Bhujun, Mayuri Dhunnoo, Okezie I. Aruoma. There is a growing interest in natural plant-based remedies as a source for commercial products. Around 80% of the South African population Commercialising medicinal plants book traditional medicines to meet their primary Commercialising medicinal plants book care needs; however, only a few South African medicinal plants have been exploited to their full potential in terms of commercialization.

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The regulatory regime in its current form has traps for new players. Given that in most circumstances .Oct 09,  · • Medicinal plants are plants that have download pdf recognized medical use. • Their use ranges the production of mainstream pharmaceutical products to herbal medicine preparations.

• Herbal medicine is one of the oldest forms of medical treatment in human history and could be considered one of the forerunners of the modern pharmaceutical trade.Introduction and Importance of Medicinal Plants and Herbs. Introduction. The term “medicinal ebook include various types of plants used in herbalism ("herbology" or "herbal medicine").It is the use of plants for medicinal purposes, and the study of such uses.