Herbs Spices and Medicinal Plants for Human Gastrointestinal Disorders

The abundance of research presented in this volume will be valuable for researchers, scientists, growers, students, processors, traders, industries, and others in the development of plant-based therapeutics for gastrointestinal diseases.

Herbs  Spices  and Medicinal Plants for Human Gastrointestinal Disorders

Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants for Human Gastrointestinal Disorders: Health Benefits and Safety presents valuable information for exploring the health claims of plant-based phytochemicals for the treatment and prevention of gastrointestinal disorders. It details the healing benefits of specific spices and herb plant-based remedies, such as garlic, onion, black pepper, aloe vera, Indian gooseberry, chamomile, and dandelion for the treatment of colorectal cancer and hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome, gallstones, celiac disease, peptic ulcers, etc. It also discusses the therapeutic properties of fermented foods and beverages and the healing benefits of lectins in the management of gastrointestinal disorders. The abundance of research presented in this volume will be valuable for researchers, scientists, growers, students, processors, traders, industries, and others in the development of plant-based therapeutics for gastrointestinal diseases.

Bioactive Compounds from Multifarious Natural Foods for Human Health

Foods and Medicinal Plants Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Megh R. Goyal, Huma Bader Ul Ain ... PhD, and Megh Goyal, PhD Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants for Human Gastrointestinal Disorders Editors: Megh R. Goyal, PhD, Preeti Birwal, ...

Bioactive Compounds from Multifarious Natural Foods for Human Health

Divided into two sections, the volume first examines health claims of food-based bioactive compounds, which are extra-nutritional constituents that typically occur in small quantities in foods. This section lays out the concepts of extraction of food-based bioactive molecules, along with both conventional and modernized extraction techniques. The book goes to present new research on health claims of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, their importance, and health perspectives. Both sections cover the various pharmacological and therapeutic aspects of bioactive compounds, along with their methods of extraction, their phytochemistry, their pharmacological and biological activities, their medicinal properties, and their applications for disease management and prevention. This volume sheds new light on the potential of natural and plant-based foods for human health from different technological aspects, contributing to the ocean of knowledge on food science and technology.

An Introduction to Medicinal Herbs

This book, which is based on scientific findings and original research, represent a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to medicinal plants from all over the world, describes their huge economic, and therapeutic potential, and ...

An Introduction to Medicinal Herbs

Medicinal plants always plaid and important role in the maintenance of health, wellbeing, and everyday life of a population worldwide. During the centuries, plants leaves, stems, flowers, seeds, berries, and roots were used for healing and maintenance of a different pathological conditions, as well as in beauty formulas, massage applications, foods preparations and beverages. This book, which is based on a scientific findings and original research, represent a comprehensive and up to date introduction to medicinal plants from all over the world, describes their huge economic, and therapeutic potential, and analyzing different aspects of their genotoxicity, and importance for human health and homeostasis. The first two chapters are focused on the importance of sustainable agriculture, and a new progressive plants cultivation approach, which is suggested to be used to enhance the farm''s economy at large. Both chapters are including an information on use agroecology in cultivation of sustainable agriculture, pointing to an integrated goal of intercropping herbs, as well as discusses some medicinal plants and spices traditionally used in biodynamic and organic agricultural production. A huge potential of medicinal plants in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, as well as an overview of some plants and their families with their applications in drugs discovery, are highlighted in chapter three, which is also including an information on extraction techniques used for the development and creation of a natural products. Even if herbal formulations are generally expected to be safe because they are ''natural'', it is crucial to understand that some medicinal plants demonstrate a specific toxicity, which must be considered during the formulation, development and manufacturing of the novel herbal pharmaceuticals, diet supplements, beauty care and other products as well. Chapter four, which is also including the individual case studies, provides valuable overview of bioassays for screening genotoxic potential, as well as description of specific testing examples of chosen medicinal plants. Due to an important role in human health, during the last decades gastrointestinal microbiota is constantly in the spotlight of the scientists and medical professionals. Disbalance in microbiota can lead to a serious pathological conditions'', and brain-gut axis is a crucial for human immune system and maintenance of good health and wellbeing. Importance of medicinal plants and its bioactive compounds and their implication on human microbiota, is perfectly highlighted in chapter five, which not only describes the beneficial effects of medicinal plants on human digestion and health in general, but also focused on the powerful role of different bioactive plant metabolites in the host health. Although there is lots of information available on the therapeutic properties of the selected plants and their secondary metabolites, chapters six, seven and eight are demonstrate an opportunity for medicinal plants and their compounds to be used for prevention and maintenance and in the future - an effective treatment of metabolic, neurological, and degenerative diseases. An antioxidant, detoxifying, nutritional, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and other properties of medicinal plants compounds are highlighted, studied, and suggested to be considered as highly useful for prevention, maintenance, and development of the future treatments for affecting a huge population, metabolic, anxiety and degenerative diseases. Biotechnological interventions are an important pathway for future technological advances and plants conservation, but it could be limited towards assess the genetic diversity through molecular markers. Using medicinal plants in biotechnological applications is covered in chapter nine, which represents up to date available information on phytochemistry, diversity and biotechnological advances that have been made so far for medicinal plants. The text of the chapters illustrates plant bio-actives, their molecular constituents, such as flavonoids, alkaloids, tannins, coumarins, lignans, glycosides, and others, based in research and case studies, and describes its potential applications. To summarise, this book is an important contribution to a science and research developments, which helps better understanding of a great potential of medicinal plants. It provides the reader with a great amount of useful and valuable information including research statements, great reading materials, figures, and data tables, as well as extensive lists of the references, which can be helpful for research and new natural products development.

Ethnopharmacological Investigation of Indian Spices

In China and India, consumption of cardamom was significantly used to treat various digestive disorders including stomach ache disorders, constipation problems, and dysentery in children. It is also an effective herbal medicine to treat ...

Ethnopharmacological Investigation of Indian Spices

Though their usage greatly diminished at the dawn of the scientific area, Indian spices were traditional parts of healthcare for thousands of years. However, over the last decade, largely due to the growth in popularity of complementary and alternative medicine, spices have regained attention due to their physiological and functional benefits. By applying modern research methods to traditional remedies, it is possible to discover what made these spices such effective ailment treatments. Ethnopharmacological Investigation of Indian Spices is a collection of innovative research that analyzes the chemical properties and medical benefits of Indian spices in order to design new therapeutic drugs and for possible utility in the food industry. The book specifically examines the phytochemistry and biosynthetic pathway of active constituents of Indian spices. Highlighting a wide range of topics including pharmacology, antioxidant activity, and anti-cancer research, this book is ideally designed for pharmacologists, pharmacists, physicians, nutritionists, botanists, biotechnicians, biochemists, researchers, academicians, and students at the graduate and post-graduate levels interested in alternative healthcare.

Herbs Spices and Medicinal Plants

244 CH8 MEDICINAL HERBS AND SPICES: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE Khan, I., Shah, S., Ahmad, J. et al. (2017). Effect of incorporating bay leaves in cookies on postprandial glycemia, appetite, palatability, and gastrointestinal well-being.

Herbs  Spices and Medicinal Plants

The latest research on the health benefits and optimal processing technologies of herbs and spices This book provides a comprehensive overview of the health benefits, analytical techniques used, and effects of processing upon the physicochemical properties of herbs and spices. Presented in three parts, it opens with a section on the technological and health benefits of herbs and spices. The second part reviews the effect of classical and novel processing techniques on the properties of herbs/spices. The third section examines extraction techniques and analytical methodologies used for herbs and spices. Filled with contributions from experts in academia and industry, Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants: Processing, Health Benefits and Safety offers chapters covering thermal and non-thermal processing of herbs and spices, recent developments in high-quality drying of herbs and spices, conventional and novel techniques for extracting bioactive compounds from herbs and spices, and approaches to analytical techniques. It also examines purification and isolation techniques for enriching bioactive phytochemicals, medicinal properties of herbs and spices, synergy in whole-plant medicine, potential applications of polyphenols from herbs and spices in dairy products, biotic and abiotic safety concerns, and adverse human health effects and regulation of metal contaminants in terrestrial plant-derived food and phytopharmaceuticals. Covers the emerging health benefits of herbs and spices, including their use as anti-diabetics, anti-inflammatories, and anti-oxidants Reviews the effect of classical and novel processing techniques on the properties of herbs and spices Features informed perspectives from noted academics and professionals in the industry Part of Wiley's new IFST Advances in Food Science series Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants is an important book for companies, research institutions, and universities active in the areas of food processing and the agri-food environment. It will appeal to food scientists and engineers, environmentalists, and food regulatory agencies.

Medicinal Plants

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Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants: Chemistry, Biology and Omics reviews the phytochemistry, chemotaxonomy, molecular biology, and phylogeny of selected medicinal plant tribes and genera, and their relevance to drug efficacy. Medicinal plants provide a myriad of pharmaceutically active components, which have been commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine and worldwide for thousands of years. Increasing interest in plant-based medicinal resources has led to additional discoveries of many novel compounds, in various angiosperm and gymnosperm species, and investigations on their chemotaxonomy, molecular phylogeny and pharmacology. Chapters in this book explore the interrelationship within traditional Chinese medicinal plant groups and between Chinese species and species outside of China. Chapters also discuss the incongruence between chemotaxonomy and molecular phylogeny, concluding with chapters on systems biology and “-omics technologies (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics), and how they will play an increasingly important role in future pharmaceutical research. Reviews best practice and essential developments in medicinal plant chemistry and biology Discusses the principles and applications of various techniques used to discover medicinal compounds Explores the analysis and classification of novel plant-based medicinal compounds Includes case studies on pharmaphylogeny Compares and integrates traditional knowledge and current perception of worldwide medicinal plants

Herbs and Spices

Herbs. and. Spices—New. Processing. Technologies. Syzygium. aromaticum: Medicinal. Properties. and. Phytochemical ... Plants have found to be a valuable source of herbs and spices for a long period of time to maintain the human health.

Herbs and Spices

Herbs and Spices - New Processing Technologies is a collection of research and review chapters offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of herbs and spices, with a focus on plants containing bioactive components and the utilization of novel processing technologies in the development of functional products. The book consists of four sections containing fourteen chapters written by various researchers and edited by an expert active in the research of plants and bioactive compounds.

Aromatic Herbs in Food

This book is ideal for food scientists, technologists, engineers and chemists working in the whole food science field. In addition, nutrition researchers working on food applications and food processing will find the content very valuable.

Aromatic Herbs in Food

Aromatic Herbs in Food: Bioactive Compounds, Processing, and Applications thoroughly explores three critical dimensions: properties of bioactive compounds, recovery and applications. The book covers the most trending topics in herbs’ applications, putting emphasis on the health components of spices and herbs, their culinary use, their application for the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders, quality and safety requirements for usage in foods, processing, extraction technologies, green extraction technologies, encapsulation of recovered bioactives, applications and interactions with food components, applications as food supplements for weight loss, usage in active food packaging, the applications of rosemary and sage extracts, and much more. This book is ideal for food scientists, technologists, engineers and chemists working in the whole food science field. In addition, nutrition researchers working on food applications and food processing will find the content very valuable. Covers all the important aspects of herbs, such as properties, processing, recovery issues and their applications Brings the health components of spices and herbs, their culinary use and applications for the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders Explores herbs’ processing, extraction technologies, green extraction technologies, encapsulation of recovered bioactives, applications, and interactions with food components

Micronutrients and Fatty Acids in Precision Nutrition Strategies

Polyphenols are plant metabolites, present in vegetables, fruits, spices, and medicinal plants with a wide range of biological ... Many medicinal herbs have been used in folk medicine for treatment of gastrointestinal disorders (16).

Micronutrients and Fatty Acids in Precision Nutrition Strategies


Science of Spices and Culinary Herbs Volume 3

The 3rd volume of the book series entitled, “Science of Spices and Culinary Herbs” is a compilation of eight excellent ... Various helminthes parasites are associated with a plethora of diseases in host plants, farm animals, and humans.

Science of Spices and Culinary Herbs  Volume 3

Many herbs and spices, in addition to their culinary use for taste, contain chemical compounds which have medicinal uses. For this reason, herbs and spices have been used for treating various ailments since ancient times. Modern scientific methods have enabled researchers to isolate bioactive compounds from herbs and spices and perform chemical analyses, which can be used to develop medicines to treat different diseases. This book series is a compilation of current reviews on studies performed on herbs and spices. Science of Spices and Culinary Herbs is essential reading for medicinal chemists, herbalists and biomedical researchers interested in the science of natural herbs and spices that are common part of regional diets and folk medicine. The third volume of this series features the following reviews: 1. Anthelmintic Properties of Cinnamon for the Control of Agricultural and Public Health Pests 2. Nutraceutical Attributes of Tamarindus indica L. - Devils’ Tree with Sour Date 3. An Overview of the Tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) Fruit: A Potential source of Nutritional and Health promoting Phytoconstituents 4. The Clinical Overview of Turmeric, Turmeric-based Medicines, and Turmeric Isolates 5. Origanum majorana: The Fragrance of Health 6. Black Pepper (Piper nigrum L.): The King of Spices 7. Coriander: A Herb with Multiple Benefits 8. Flax Seed (Linum usitatissimum) a Potential Functional Food Source.

Herbal Medicines

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Herbal Medicines

Herbal Medicines: A Boon for Healthy Human Life provides a comprehensive overview of the role of herbal medicines for treating a broad variety of human diseases, from neurological disorders to cancer and major disorders such as infectious diseases, metabolic disorders, and more. Each chapter summarizes the current state and future direction of the use of herbal medicines against multiple diseases from a translational point-of-view, making this reference a valuable source of information for a large audience, including researchers and healthcare providers interested in the field of herbal remedies. Discusses essential evidence-based information about herbal medicines Provides an update to new discoveries and recent advances on the use of herbal medicines to treat multiple human diseases Includes information on clinical studies and covers all major medicinal compounds, including alkaloids, glycosides, polyphenols and terpenes

Herbs Spices and Their Roles in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Fenugreek, a herb has not only the potential to serve as a medicinal herb and spices but also can protect, prevent, and treat a broad array of human diseases. The nutritional value of fenugreek and the presence of bioactive components ...

Herbs  Spices and Their Roles in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Herbs, Spices and Their Roles in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods gives an overview of the many pharmacological activities associated with herbs and spices, including detailed coverage on their mechanisms and formulations for the food industry. Chapters focus on key ingredients such as Curcuma longa, Piper Nigrum and Trigonella foenum-graecum, with contributors across the globe providing the latest research and advances for each. This is an essential read for scientists who want to understand the fundamental mechanisms behind the bioactive compounds within herbs and spices. The numerous phytochemicals present in plant extracts have multiple pharmacological activities so there is extensive research into new bioactive compounds. The pharmacological activities of herbs and spices have been thoroughly investigated, and it is crucial that the latest research is organized into a comprehensive resource. Presents chapters that are organized by specific herb or spice, providing comprehensive coverage of mechanism and innovative formulations Provides in-depth analysis of multiple pharmacological activities Includes detailed coverage surrounding the food industry

Gastrointestinal Tissue

... antitumor herbs and herbal formula. In “Phytochemicals À Isolation, Characterisation and Role in Human Health” (V. Rao, Ed.), pp. ... Suzuki H, Inadomi JM, Hibi T. Japanese herbal medicine in functional gastrointestinal disorders.

Gastrointestinal Tissue

Gastrointestinal Tissue: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants brings together leading experts from world renowned institutions, combining the basic mechanisms of gastrointestinal diseases with information regarding new and alternative treatments. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other processes, including apoptosis, cell signaling and receptor mediated responses, further recognizing that diseases are often multifactorial with oxidative stress as a component. By combining the critical molecular processes underlying free radical mediated pathologies and the role of dietary antioxidant molecules, a connection is made that helps advance therapies and the prevention of gastrointestinal pathological processes. This important reference is well designed with two complementary sections. Section One, Oxidative Stress and Gastroenterology, covers the basic processes of oxidative stress from molecular biology to whole organs, the gastrointestinal anatomy and sources of oxidative stress and free radicals and their products in gastrointestinal diseases. Section Two, Antioxidants and Gastroenterology covers antioxidants in foods, including plants and components. Covers the science of oxidative stress in gastrointestinal tissue and associated conditions and scenarios Provides information on optimal levels for human consumption of antioxidants, suggested requirements per day, recommended dietary allowances and curative/preventive effects of dietary antioxidants Presents an easy to reference guide with two complementary sections that discuss the pathophysiology of gastrointestinal diseases in relation to oxidative stress and antioxidant therapies

Handbook of Herbs and Spices

Some herbal treatments may interact with drugs used in the treatment of digestive disease, causing toxicity (Table 10.6). ... The future of using plant and spice extracts as medicines for various diseases associated with the gut or ...

Handbook of Herbs and Spices

Woodhead Publishing in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition ‘... a good reference book for food processors and packers of herbs and spices.’ Food Technology (of Volume 1) ‘... a standard reference for manufacturers who use herbs and spices in their products.’ Food Trade Review (of Volume 2) The final volume of this three-volume sequence completes the coverage of the main herbs and spices used in food processing. The first part of the book reviews ways of improving the safety of herbs and spices. There are chapters on detecting and controlling mycotoxin contamination, controlling pesticide and other residues, the use of irradiation and other techniques to decontaminate herbs and spices, packaging and storage, QA and HACCP systems. Part two reviews the potential health benefits of herbs and spices with chapters discussing their role in preventing chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease and promoting gut health. The final part of the book comprises chapters on twenty individual herbs and spices, covering such topics as chemical composition, cultivation and quality issues, processing, functional benefits and uses in food. Herbs and spices reviewed range from asafoetida, capers and carambola to perilla, potato onion and spearmint. The final volume will consolidate the reputation of this three-volume series, providing a standard reference for R&D and QA staff using herbs and spices in their food products. The final volume of this three-volume sequence completes the coverage of the main herbs and spices used in food processing Incorporates safety issues, production, main uses and regulations Reviews the potential health benefits of herbs and spices

Dietary Supplements Botanicals and Herbs at The Interface of Food and Medicine

Plants have supplied many essential human needs, including a variety of therapeutic medications (Alagawany et al., 2020, ... Medicinal plants have been used in healthcare for a long time, and their use to prevent and treat illness is ...

Dietary Supplements  Botanicals and Herbs at The Interface of Food and Medicine


Research Anthology on Recent Advancements in Ethnopharmacology and Nutraceuticals

A lot of work has been done to describe the role of medicinal plants to treat respiratory disorders and they are found to be more active instead of ... A lot of spices and herbs are implemented to treat gastrointestinal diseases.

Research Anthology on Recent Advancements in Ethnopharmacology and Nutraceuticals

For hundreds of years, indigenous populations have developed drugs based on medicinal plants. Many practitioners, especially advocates of traditional medicine, continue to support the use of plants and functional foods as methods by which many ailments can be treated. With relevance around the world as a complementary and alternative medicine, advancements for the use of both ethnopharmacology and nutraceuticals in disease must continually be explored, especially as society works to combat chronic illnesses, increasingly resilient infectious diseases, and pain management controversies. The Research Anthology on Recent Advancements in Ethnopharmacology and Nutraceuticals discusses the advancements made in herbal medicines and functional foods that can be used as alternative medical treatments for a variety of illness and chronic diseases. The anthology will further explain the benefits that they provide as well as the possible harm they may do without proper research on the subject. Covering topics such as food additives, dietary supplements, and physiological benefits, this text is an important resource for dieticians, pharmacists, doctors, nurses, medical professionals, medical students, hospital administrators, researchers, and academicians.

Antioxidants

Selenium also plays a crucial role in thyroid function, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and pulmonary diseases [48]. ... used wild edible plants, spices and herbal teas have high antiviral activity against a variety of viruses.

Antioxidants

Antioxidants are one of the most sought-after biological compounds of interest to both scientific and nonscientific communities. The term gained popularity with the advent of identifying these compounds as having the ability to maintain health and wellness by combating against pathways leading to non-communicable diseases. This book covers several aspects of antioxidants—mechanisms of action, assays of measuring potency, sources, and even methods of isolation and identification. While it may seem these aspects have been covered in depth in several publications before this, this book intends to be positioned as an update, especially since the area of antioxidant research is as dynamic as ever. There are several chapters that might be of interest to health buffs, specifically those who are quite keen on maintaining health and wellness.

The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices

Fetrow, C.W. and Avila, J.R. (2000) The Complete Guide To Herbal Medicine. ... Mehmood, M.H. and Gilani, A.H. (2010) Pharmacological basis for the medicinal use of black pepper and piperine in gastrointestinal disorders.

The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices

The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices provides comprehensive coverage of the taxonomy, botany, chemistry, functional properties, medicinal uses, culinary uses and safety issues relating to over 250 species of herbs and spices. These herbs and spices constitute an important agricultural commodity; many are traded globally and are indispensable for pharmaceuticals, flavouring foods and beverages, and in the perfumery and cosmetic industries. More recently, they are increasingly being identified as having high nutraceutical potential and important value in human healthcare. This encyclopedia is an excellent resource for researchers, students, growers and manufacturers, in the fields of horticulture, agriculture, botany, crop sciences, food science and pharmacognosy.

POLYPHENOLS IN HEALTH AND DISEASES

Herbs that belongs genus allium play very important role in maintaining human health. Allium species are used as medicinal herb for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and gastrointestinal disease etc.

POLYPHENOLS IN HEALTH AND DISEASES


The Comprehensive Guide to Herbalism for Beginners 2 Books in 1

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The Comprehensive Guide to Herbalism for Beginners  2 Books in 1

If you want to learn the secret to curing your aches and pains, that you’ve been overlooking, then keep reading… Cultivating herbs for medical use is an ancient and powerful practice. Ginger to boost your immune system, basil to ease your morning sickness, garlic to soothe your child’s cough– all these are there in your own kitchen closet. Plus, 71 more science-backed ailments and their remedies you can have in your backyard at your fingertips. But that’s just the beginning… Your body’s natural wisdom is just waiting to be unlocked. But our modern, harsh chemicals can block that potential from ever being realized. Written for beginners and experts alike, this comprehensive bundle from herbal mentor Ava Green, you’ll learn: How to grow your own herbs in all 13 climate zones How to make your emergency herbal first aid kit How to identify over 40 different herbs in the wild and extract their essence A complete chronological breakdown of herbal medicine, taking you from seed to medicine A list of herbs that lets you find your herbs alphabetically A ‘What to use for that’ section which lets you look up illnesses fast Simple explanations of gardening, herbal, and medical terms How to make safe, trusted tinctures, poultices, ointments, creams and more that will heal and strengthen YOU and YOUR family Drugs can mask symptoms, but they can’t always provide holistic, natural healing. Don’t rely on what you don’t understand. Empower yourself and your loved ones and grow your own medicine today. Scroll up and click ‘Buy now’