Herbal Medicine in Depression

Traditional Medicine to Innovative Drug Delivery

  • Clara Grosso

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Clara Grosso, Patrícia Valentão, Paula B. Andrade
    Pages 1-41
  3. Eva González-Trujano, Fabiola Domínguez, Juan Manuel Gallardo, Christian Guerra-Araiza, Julia J. Segura-Uribe, Sandra Orozco-Suárez
    Pages 119-133
  4. Dandan Feng, Xiangping Lin, Shu Yang, Zhaoyu Yang, Zian Xia, Zhiqing Li et al.
    Pages 259-379
  5. Fabiola Domínguez, Eva González-Trujano, Juan Manuel Gallardo, Sandra Orozco-Suárez
    Pages 381-431
  6. Generosa Teixeira, Eurico S. Martins, Luís Catarino
    Pages 433-481
  7. Ian Edwin Cock, Matthew J. Cheesman
    Pages 483-527
  8. Vandita Kakkar, Nancy Modgill, Manoj Kumar
    Pages 529-556
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 573-585

About this book


This book is written for researchers, undergraduate students and postgraduate students, physicians and traditional medicine practitioners who develop research in the field of neurosciences, phytochemistry and ethnopharmacology or can be useful for their practice. Topics discussed include the description of depression, its biochemical causes, the targets of antidepressant drugs, animal and cell models commonly used in the research of this pathology, medicinal plants and bioactive compounds with antidepressant activity used in traditional medicine, advances in nanotechnology for drug delivery to the brain and finally the future challenges for researchers studying this pathology.


Biochemistry CNS Diseases Neurosciences Pharmacognosy Phytochemistry

Editors and affiliations

  • Clara Grosso
    • 1
  1. 1.REQUIMTE/LAQV Lab Pharm Dep Chem Fac PhaUniversity of PortoCityPortugal

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