New Age Herbals

Resource, Quality and Pharmacognosy

  • Brahma Singh
  • K.V. Peter

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Brahma Singh
    Pages 1-12
  3. New Age Medicinal Plants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Ashutosh K. Shukla, Ajit K. Shasany, Suman P. S. Khanuja
      Pages 15-27
    3. Brahma Singh
      Pages 29-54
    4. P. I. Peter, K. V. Peter
      Pages 55-69
    5. Pushpender Bhardwaj, Garima Bhardwaj, Rinky Raghuvanshi, Mohan Singh Thakur, Raj Kumar, O. P. Chaurasia
      Pages 71-113
    6. Ranjit Singh, P. S. Negi, Sanjai K. Dwivedi
      Pages 115-133
    7. Ranjit Singh, P. S. Negi, Sanjai K. Dwivedi
      Pages 135-149
    8. V. P. Sharma, Sudheer Kumar Annepu
      Pages 151-162
    9. Kulwinder Kaur, Ashok Kumar Panigrahi, Pratap Kumar Pati
      Pages 163-185
  4. Phytomedicine and Raw Herb Quality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Sharad Srivastava, Ankita Misra
      Pages 189-209
  5. Pharmacognosy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Kewalanand, Brajkishor Prajapati
      Pages 213-245
    3. J. R. Bahl, A. K. Singh, R. K. Lal, A. K. Gupta
      Pages 247-265
    4. T. Marimuthu, M. Suganthy, S. Nakkeeran
      Pages 289-312
  6. New Age Uses of Herbs

About this book


Importance of herbs (medicinal plants) can hardly be overemphasized. They are exploited for manyfold applications, ranging from phytopharmaceuticals, to nutraceuticals, to cosmetics and many others. Keeping in view the richness of herbs and their vast potential, this book collates the most up-to-date knowledge of important herbs and herbals. The book also gives an overview of some issues causing hindrance in the promotion of herbals. This book attempts to compile the rich experience of experts working on various herbs. New age single plant species, having multiple medicinal traits worth exploiting i.e. Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn), and Morinda citrifolia (noni) also find place as full chapters in the book.


phytomedicine herbal medicine herb quality regulation Hippophae rhamnoides Morinda citrifolia Artemisia annua pharmacology

Editors and affiliations

  • Brahma Singh
    • 1
  • K.V. Peter
    • 2
  1. 1.Former Director, Life Sciences DRDONew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Director, World Noni Research FoundationChennaiIndia

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