Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Metabolic Disorders. Part 1
This book provides a complete review of multiple metabolic disorders and the use of phytochemicals for their prevention and treatment.
Moreover, some plant species used for the extraction of these chemical components are listed and described.
When describing metabolic disorders, authors describe main health alterations of each one, providing the most current figures and statistics worldwide.
Medicinal plants used in traditional medicine for treatment and scientific information related to their potential to prevent or treat each conditions are also discussed.
Authors also include a complete scientific background check, complete analysis of all phytochemicals recommended for each disorder, a description of the mechanism(s) of action and in vivo and/or in vitro studies.
Within this volume, a series of 16 species, recommended to treat or prevent the previously described disorders, are presented with their botanical information, traditional use in different cultures and countries, and the available scientific information validating their health benefits.