By Bep Oliver-Bever
First released in 1986, this e-book describes crucial medicinal crops in tropical West Africa and comparable humid tropical climates. After a brief creation approximately early conventional drugs, the majority of the publication supplies an account of in the neighborhood happening crops, grouped via their medicinal activities. crops that have an effect on the cardiovascular and apprehensive platforms are mentioned, as are people with antibiotic, insecticidal and molluscicidal houses. these which have an effect on the hormonal platforms of people are catalogued and so are others that act as adrenal-cortex, intercourse and thyroid hormones. there's a complete botanical index, along with the generally discovered synonyms for lots of of the crops and the paintings is illustrated through the author's personal water colors. it can be of specific curiosity and use to pharmacists, biochemists, botanists and pharmacologists and of serious worth to those that make the most in the community to be had assets in treating illnesses in tropical components.
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