Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles. by Arndt Bussing

By Arndt Bussing

Viscum Album has been used as a therapy for a minimum of 2,000 years, these days predominantly in complementary melanoma treatment. regardless of an seen discrepancy among the recognition of mistletoe extracts and their class as a non-conventional therapy modality with unproven efficacy in oncology, mistletoe is without doubt one of the most generally used adjuvant remedies of neoplastic problems, specially in German conversing components. This e-book includes a sequence of professional dissertations on mistletoes from Africa, Argentina, Europe and Korea, historical past, cultivation, improvement and processing, description of suitable compounds, pharmacology and toxicology, and present industry traits, i.e. improvement of a recombinant poisonous lectin from Viscum Album.This booklet offers a complete assessment of present wisdom in mistletoe use from good regarded researchers from Argentina, England, Greece, Korea, Switzerland, united states and Germany, and may be a useful reference resource for somebody with an curiosity in t

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The crop weight of the apple trees 11 years from planting was reduced between 7 and 56%. SECONDARY COMPOUNDS FROM VISCUM ALBUM Secondary compounds from Viscum album are listed in Table 1. Lectins and viscotoxins will be described in detail by Pfüller, this book. V. Published by license under the Harwood Academic Publishers imprint, part of The Gordon and Breach Publishing Group. W. (1993) Viscum. ), Flora Europaea, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 86. A. (1983) Biogeography of Loranthaceae and Viscaceae.

Drawn by Christine Grey-Wilson and reproduced from Polhill and Wiens (1998). Figure 6 Viscum grandicaule. A, staminate flowering node×1; B, fruiting branchlet×1. V. calvinii. C, fruiting branchlet×1. V. engleri. D, Fruiting branchlet×1. Drawn by Christine Grey-Wilson and reproduced from Polhill and Wiens (1998). V. Published by license under the Harwood Academic Publishers imprint, part of The Gordon and Breach Publishing Group. WIENS Figure 7 Viscum minimum. Habit of plant growing on Euphorbia sp.

European mistletoe is Central Europe (from North Africa to Southern England and Southern Scandinavia), Southwest-and East Asia to Japan. Common Names German: Mistel, Vogelmistel, Leimmistel, Affolter, Bocksfutter, Drudenfuá, Elfklatte, Geiákrut, Guomol, Hexenbesen, Hexennest, Immergrüne, Kluster, Marenklatte, Marentaken, Mischgle, Mischgelt, Misple, Nistle, Uomol, Vogelchrut, Vogelkläb, Vogellim, Wespe, Wintergrün, Wispen, Wäsp. English: mistletoe, all-heal, masslin. French: gui, gui commun, gui de druides.

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