The selection of plants studied in this treatise is based on its significance, and its representation of members of different taxonomic families as well as of different classes (and subclasses) of compounds. All the available data on the chemical compounds and the pharmacological studies on these plants/compounds have been incorporated. The plants

chapter 1|4 pages

. Introduction

chapter |2 pages

PART A: Secondary Metabolites

chapter |2 pages

Secondary Metabolites

chapter 2|46 pages

. Alkaloids

chapter 3|85 pages


chapter 4|52 pages

. Phenolics

chapter 5|11 pages

. Gums and Mucilages

chapter |2 pages

PART B: Primary Metabolites

chapter 6|10 pages

. The Primary Metabolics