eISBN: 978-981-14-6836-0, 2020 ISBN: 978-981-14-6834-6 ISSN: 2590-0773 (Print) ISSN: 2590-0781 (Online)
Many herbs and spices, in addition to their culinary use for taste, contain chemical compounds which have medicinal uses. For this reason, herbs and spices have been used for treating various ailments since ancient times. Modern scientific methods have enabled researchers to isolate bioactive compounds from herbs and spices and perform chemical analyses, which can be used to develop medicines to treat different diseases. This book series is a compilation of current reviews on studies performed on herbs and spices. Science of Spices and Culinary Herbs is essential reading for medicinal chemists, herbalists and biomedical researchers interested in the science of natural herbs and spices that are common part of regional diets and folk medicine.
The third volume of this series features the following reviews:
1. Anthelmintic Properties of Cinnamon for the Control of Agricultural and Public Health Pests
2. Nutraceutical Attributes of Tamarindus indica L. - Devils’ Tree with Sour Date
3. An Overview of the Tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) Fruit: A Potential source of Nutritional and Health promoting Phytoconstituents
4. The Clinical Overview of Turmeric, Turmeric-based Medicines, and Turmeric Isolates
5. Origanum majorana: The Fragrance of Health
6. Black Pepper (Piper nigrum L.): The King of Spices
7. Coriander: A Herb with Multiple Benefits
8. Flax Seed (Linum usitatissimum) a Potential Functional Food Source
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Atta-ur-Rahman, M. Iqbal Choudhary and Sammer Yousuf
Kings College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.