Item description for Perilla: The Genus Perilla (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles) by He-Cie Yu...
Perilla is an up-to-date treatment of a plant relatively unknown in the West. It has, however, been used since ancient times in herbal medicine, garnish, and as a natural colorant in Asian countries. This volume compiles literature by leading scientists in the field of Perilla research, some of which has not previously been published in English. The book includes review articles describing cultivation, traditional and modern applications, chemical, pharmacological, medical, and clinical studies of this plant and its active compounds. The cell culture of Perilla, the genetic control of the plant, and the isolation and structural elucidation of a number of its active compounds such as terpenoids, phenolics, glycosides, flavonoids and anthocyanins are discussed. Also reflected is the use of Perilla seed oil, containing a high degree a-linolenic acid (n3 fatty acid) an essential fatty acid in human nutrition and beneficial in the treatment of disease. Special attention is paid to t
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Studio: CRC Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.84" Width: 6.93" Height: 0.71" Weight: 0.97 lbs.
Release Date Nov 21, 1997
ISBN 9057021714 ISBN13 9789057021718