The Biochemical Guide to Medicinal Plants

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Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher (Editor) – Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Poland
David Aebisher (Editor)

Series: Biochemistry Research Trends
BISAC: SCI007000

The Biochemical Guide to Medicinal Plants presents the study of medicinal plants and organic chemistry, forming a bridge between the biology and chemistry of medicinal plants by studying complex chemical interactions. The book consists of 45 chapters, each describing one medicinal plant with figures. We present species of herbaceous and woody plants found on various continents and in various habitats, presenting their various adaptations to the environment. The book contains information about plants’ range, appearance, and biological and ecological characteristics, and the descriptions are enriched with surprising curiosities. The book also contains data on the plants’ life spans and flowering periods. Plants used as spices, plants that have no flowers, forest and meadow plants, and plants with medicinal and poisonous properties are described. The reader will learn about the properties of medicinal plants characteristic for each season. This book shows the beauty of plants used in medicine, with their richness of shape, color and fragrance.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Pendunculate Oak (Quercus robur)
(Maksymilian Kłosowicz, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 2. Rugosa Rose (Rosa rugosa)
(Róża Zagórska, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 3. Yellow Foxglove (Digitalis grandiflora)
(Diana Wisz, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 4. Dandelion (Taraxum officinale)
(Katarzyna Turek, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 5. Common Sage (Salvia officinalis)
(Jadwiga Inglot, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 6. Flax (Linum usitatissimum)
(Karol Bednarz, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 7. Autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale)
(Magdalena Celtner, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 8. Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium)
(Mateusz Kalita, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of The University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 9. Urtica dioica (Common Nettle)
(Julia Inglot, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of The University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 10. Wild carrot (Daucus carota L.)
(Maria Przygoda, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 11. Dog rose (Rosa canina L.)
(Aldona Sokołowska, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 12. Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
(Kornelia Nykiel, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 13. Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)
(Aleksandra Burbelka, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 14. Common Yew (Taxus baccata L.)
(Katarzyna Kwolek, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 15. Common Onion (Allium cepa L.)
(Kinga Godawska, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 16. Common Juniper (Juniperus communis L.)
(Anna Rakoczy, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 17. Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis)
(Katarzyna Tryniecka, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 18. Black Currant (Ribes nigrum)
(Izabela Rudy, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 19. Wild Garlic, Bear’s Garlic, Ramsons (Allium ursinum)
(Marta Figlarz, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 20. Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
(Urszula Zelik, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 21. Panax Ginseng (Panax ginseng)
(Marta Gardzińska, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 22. Aronia Melanocarpa/Black Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa)
(Klaudia Piętowska, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 23. Mountain Arnica (Arnica montana)
(Karolina Pięta, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 24. Marsh Mint (Mentha arvensis)
(Natalia Guzik, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 25. Ceylon Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
(Aleksandra Kalicka, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 26. Black Pepper (Piper nigrum L.)
(Kacper Szeląg, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 27. Monkshood (Acconitum nappelus)
(Agata Ossolińska, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 28. Garlic (Allium sativum)
(Aleksandra Tomkiewicz, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 29. Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca L.)
(Mateusz Iwański, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgorski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 30. Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)
(Oliwia Krawczyk, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgorski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 31. Black Caraway (Nigella sativa)
(Karolina Krowiak, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafa Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 32. Silver Birch (Betula Pendula)
(Alicja Zań, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 33. Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
(Klaudia Pawełek, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórsi and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 34. Chinese Tea (Camellia sinensis)
(Aleksandra Górska-Wieczerzak, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 35. Bazylia Pospolita (Ocimum basilicum)
(Aleksandra Migas, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 36. Melissa, Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
(Aleksandra Skubisz, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 37. Horseradish Armoracia rusticana
(Eliza Kaszubowska, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 38. Yarrow (Achillea millefolium L.)
(Magdalena Witek, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 39. Sambucus nigra
(Karolina Sobek, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 40. Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis)
(Wiktoria Domino, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 41. Lavender (Lavandula officinalis)
(Dorota Waz, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 42. Pineapple (Ananas comosus)
(Aleksandra Mokrzycka, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 43. Ribwort (Plantain) (Plantago lanceolata)
(Iwona Pudełko, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgorski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 44. Stachys officinalis
(Bartłomiej Kowalski, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

Chapter 45. Chamomile
(Anna Mazur, David Aebisher, Sabina Galiniak, Rafał Podgórski and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher, Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland)

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