The Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients, Third Edition updates and expands the Second Edition, providing an accurate and current reference source on natural products for the growing number professionals who need a comprehensive text. It offers several new entries on Chinese herbs, as well as updated information and more extensive indexing. This revised index allows the reader to easily locate different types of ingredients and other information (emulsifiers, moisturizers, antioxidants, etc.) in addtion to individual chemicals, names, and terms. The text reflects the latest in current dietary supplement and/or complementary/alternative medicine usage.
Ikhlas A. Khan is a Professor in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and at the National Center for Natural Products Research. Ehab A. Abourashed is an Assistant Professor at the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy and Adjunct Research Associate Professor at the National Center for Natural Products Research, University of Mississippi.
FOREWORD TO THE FIRST EDITION, BY ARA G. PAUL, PH.D. FOREWORD TO THE FIRST EDITION, BY DONALD A. DAVIS. PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION. PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION. PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. INTRODUCTION xxvii NATURAL INGREDIENTS. INDIAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE. CHINESE COSMETIC INGREDIENTS. APPENDIX A: GENERAL REFERENCES. APPENDIX B: GLOSSARY/ABBREVIATIONS. APPENDIX C: BOTANICAL TERMS. APPENDIX D MORPHOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF PLANT ORGANS. GENERAL INDEX. CHEMICAL INDEX.