Modern medicines from plants

Modern medicines from plants


Botanical histories of some of modern medicine’s most important drugs.

Authors: Dr Susan Burge, Dr Timothy Cutler, Professor Anthony Dayan,
Professor Michael de Swiet, Dr Arjun Devanesan, Professor Graham Foster,
Jane Knowles, Professor John Newton, Dr Henry Oakeley, Dr Noel Snell,
Angela Tunstall.

A unique new book detailing the plants which make modern prescription medicines, with information on their cultivation, their historical use, the amazing modern drugs that are derived from them, how they were discovered, the diseases they treat and how they work.


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