As volume 2 of this three-volume set on phytochemistry, this book features chapters that comprehensively review a selection of important recent advances in ethnopharmacology and alternative and complementary medicines. It also presents many informative chapters on the medicinal potential of phytochemicals in the treatment and management of various diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, diabetic nephropathy, autoimmune diseases, neurological disorders, male infertility, and more.

part 1|2 pages

PART I: Ethnomedicine and Pharmacognosy

chapter 1|14 pages

Pharmacognosy and Prehistoric uses of Medicinal Plants

ByChukwuebuka Egbuna, Sharif Nadia, N. Shaista Jabeen

chapter 2|26 pages

Complementary and Alternative Systems of Medicines

ByVinesh Kumar, Yogita Sharma

chapter 3|26 pages

Ethnobotanical Study of Indigenous Peoples’ Medicinal Plants

ByFelix Ifeanyi Nwafor, Stella I. Inya-Agha

chapter 4|36 pages

Herbal Medicine: A Case Study of Nigerian Medicinal Plants

ByTemitope A. Oyedepo

chapter 5|24 pages

Plant Species Utilized For Ethnoveterinary Practices In India

ByV. Lakshminarayana, G. M. Narasimha Rao

part 2|2 pages

PART II: Medicinal Potentials of Phytochemicals

chapter 6|16 pages

Antioxidants and Phytochemicals

ByChukwuebuka Egbuna

chapter 7|18 pages

Roles of phytochemicals in the prevention and treatment of various diseases

ByIntan Soraya Che Sulaiman, Shibani Sukhi, Azham Mohamad

chapter 8|20 pages

Phytochemicals as Oxidative Stress Mitigators

ByAshutosh Gupta, Abhay K. Pandey

chapter 9|22 pages

Antimicrobial medicinal plants as effective natural bioresources

ByJaya Vikas Kurhekar

chapter 10|50 pages

Medicinal Plants with Antivenom Activities

ByHabibu Tijjani, Chukwuebuka Egbuna

chapter 11|14 pages

Medicinal Potentials of Green Tea

ByFrederick O. Ujah

chapter 12|18 pages

Antioxidant potentials of cinnamon

ByS. Zafar Haider, Hema Lohani, Dolli Chauhan, Nirpendra k. Chauhan

chapter 13|26 pages

Phytochemical as Hope for the Treatment of Hepatic and Neuronal Disorders

BySwagata Das, Prareeta Mahapatra, Priyanka Kumari, Prem Prakash Kushwaha, Pushpendra Singh, Shashank Kumar

chapter 14|18 pages

Role of Phytochemicals in the Treatment of Male Infertility

ByVijaykumar K. Parmar, Ketan Variya

chapter 15|34 pages

Roles of Medicinal Plants in the Treatment of Cancer

ByPrabhat Upadhyay, Rashmi Shukla, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Rinki Verma, Suresh Purohit, G. P. Dubey

chapter 16|20 pages

Methylated flavonoids as a novel inhibitor of metastasis in the cancer cell

ByPrem Prakash Kushwaha, Pushpendra Singh, Shashank Kumar

chapter 17|20 pages

Medicinal Roles of Phytomolecules in the Treatment and Management of Diabetes Mellitus

ByMaria Aslam, Sidra Khalid, Hafsa Kamran

chapter 18|20 pages

Roles of Phytomolecules in the Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy

ByRashmi Shukla, Prabhat Upadhyay, Yamini B. Tripathi

chapter 19|16 pages

Phytochemicals as Protagonist for the Treatment and Management of Autoimmune Diseases

ByPragya Mishra, Parjanya Kumar Shukla, Raghvendra Raman Mishra

part 3|2 pages

PART III: Nanoparticle Biosynthesis and Its Biomedical Applications

chapter 20|14 pages

Green Biosynthesis Of Metallic Nanoparticles

BySeshu Vardhan Pothabathula, Prem Prakash Kushwaha, Shashank Kumar

chapter 21|28 pages

Cytotoxicity and Biomedical Applications of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles Synthesized from Plants

ByYiik Siang Hii, Jaison jeevanandam, Yen San Chan, Michael K. Danquah

chapter 22|30 pages

Green Synthetic Approaches and Precursors for Carbon Dot Nanoparticles

ByHameed Shah, Ashfaq Ahmad Khan

part 4|2 pages

PART IV: Phytochemicals as Friends and Foes

chapter 23|26 pages

Toxic Plants and Phytochemicals

ByChukwuebuka Egbuna, S. Alan Thomas, Onyeka Kingsley Nwosu, Olumayowa Vincent Oriyomi, Toskë L. Kryeziu, Saravanan Kaliyaperumal, Jonathan C. Ifemeje

chapter 24|12 pages

Phytochemicals as Prooxidants

ByAndrew G. Mtewa

chapter 25|8 pages

Phytochemicals as Antinutrients

ByChukwuebuka Egbuna