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Leafy medicinal herbs: botany, chemistry, postharvest technology and uses.

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This book contains 23 chapters focusing on the botany, chemistry and postharvest technology of leafy medicinal herbs, such as aloe, celery, coriander, bay laurel, parsley and rosemary, among others. Information on the general and pharmacological uses of these leafy medicinal plants are also presented.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Aloe vera. Author(s): Naik, R, Priya, J. S. R., Mari, R. A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Ashwagandha. Author(s): Paramadhas Sudha, Alagirisamy Reni
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 27) Basil. Author(s): Lupton, D., Khan, M. M., Al-Yahyai, R. A., Hanif, M. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 42) Bay. Author(s): Çakmak, H., Kumcuoğlu, S., Tavman, Ș.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 63) Betel vine. Author(s): Annamalai, S. J. K., Subashini, S. R., Priya, J. S. R., Naik, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 74) Celery. Author(s): Solberg, S.Ø.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 85) Centella. Author(s): Madhujith, T., Sivakanthan, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 107) Chester. Author(s): Alonge, A. F.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 116) Coriander. Author(s): Pragalyaashree, M. M., Venkatachalam Thirupathi
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 125) Curry leaf plant. Author(s): Ambrose, D. C. P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 133) Fenugreek. Author(s): Gopal Amuthaselvi, Ambrose, D. C. P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 139) Lemongrass. Author(s): Chime, S. A., Onyishi, I. V.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 149) Mint. Author(s): Ferreira, M. do C., Rosanova, A. de H.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 163) Moringa. Author(s): Oluduro, A. O., Ambrose, D. C. P., Abiodun, A. O., Daunty, A. L.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 170) Oregano. Author(s): Bașer, K. H. C., Arslan, N.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 189) Parsley. Author(s): Daradkeh, G., Essa, M. M.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 198) Patchouli. Author(s): Ramya, H. G.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 209) Rosemary. Author(s): Embuscado, M. E.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 224) Sage. Author(s): Ghorbani, A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 237) Senna. Author(s): Kuntal Das
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 246) Spinach. Author(s): Periyasamy Suganya, Sangamithra, A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 260) Stevia. Author(s): Ramanathan Parimalavalli, Sri, S. R.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 268) Thyme. Author(s): Al-Yahyai, R. A., Lupton, D.