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Greco-Arab and Islamic herbal medicine : traditional system, ethics, safety, efficacy, and regulatory issues / by Bashar Saad, Omar Said.

  • Saad, Bashar.
[2011], ©2011
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About this work

Also known as

Greco Arab and Islamic herbal medicine


Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2011], ©2011.

Physical description

xi, 533 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


An overview of Greco-Arab and Islamic herbal medicine -- History of Greco-Arab and Islamic medicine -- Herbal medicine -- The Arab-Islamic roots of Western medicine -- Contributions of Arab and Islamic scholars to modern pharmacology -- Natural drugs in Greco-Arabic and Islamic medicine -- Method of therapy in Greco-Arab and Islamic medicine -- Commonly used herbal medicines in the Mediterranean -- The current state of knowledge of Arab herbal medicine -- Greco-Arab and Islamic medicine practiced outside the Middle East -- Biosafety of herbal medicine -- Arab medicinal plants from traditional uses to scientific knowledge -- Modern in vitro test systems -- Modern in vivo evaluations and clinical trials -- Medical ethics in Arab and Islamic medicine -- Medicinal herbs and extracting their active ingredients -- Food therapy -- Drug development from herbal sources -- Herbal remedies : use, demographic and regulatory issues.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
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