Traditional Medicine and Globalization : The Future of Ancient Systems of Medicine
edited by K. Mukherjee, Maven Publishers, 2014, xiv, 698 p, ISBN : 9788192624303, Price : $150.00
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Traditional Medicine and Globalization : The Future of Ancient Systems of Medicine

Contents: Preface. Forewords. 1. Dynamics of ethnopharmacology/A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. 2. Development of Indian traditional medicine: a review/Shekhar Dutt. 3. Traditional medicines and globalization: the future of ancient systems of medicine/Pulok K. Mukherjee. 4. Traditional medicines and globalization/Marco Leonti. 5. Writing a research paper for a high impact journal/Geoffrey A. Cordell and Robert Verpoorte. 6. Aphrodisiac plants: the superstition and the science/Peter J. Houghton. 7. Genesis of ethnopharmacology research in India/P. Pushpangadan, Vipin Mohan Dan, P. Sreedevi and V. George. 8. Capacity building in herbal drug development/C.K. Katiyar. 9. Understanding of traditional medicines: bridging cultures globalization/G.B. J. Bailly. 10. Ethnopharmacology as a basis for medicinal chemistry studies: combining Natural products and semi-synthesis for gastroprotective agents/Guillermo Schmeda Hirschmann and Cristina Theoduloz. 11. Communicating safely and effectively using plant names/Bob Allkin. 12. Development of herbal medicine for anti-tuberculosis/Elin Yulinah Sukandar. 13. Potential of herbal drugs in neurological disorders/Yogendra Kumar Gupta, Jogender Mehla and Monika Pahuja. 14. Challenges and issues related to quality of raw materials in herbal drug industries in India/A.K.S. Rawat. 15. Development of pharmaceuticals public private partnership and role of department of science and technology Government of India/G.J. Samathanam. 16. Medicinal plant biodiversity conservation and utilization: an Indian perspective/K.A. Geetha and Satyabrata Maiti. 17. Herbal drugs as alternatives (s) in the management of mental depression/Ashish Dhir and S.K. Kulkarni. 18. Endophytic fungi, ignored treasures in traditional medicine/Souvik Kusari and Michael Spiteller. 19. Dawn to dusk consequence for varying circumstances of Ayurveda/Pratip K. Debnath, Neelesh K. Nema and Pulok K. Mukherjee. 20. Evidence based evaluation of Turkish folk remedies for wound healing potential/Erdem Yesilada. 21. Can ancient texts assist in the development of herbal treatments for Malaria?/Colin W. Wright, Peter A. Linley, Reto Brun, Sergio Wittlin and Elisabeth Hsu. 22. Traditional medicine: road ahead/T.K. Mukherjee. 23. Patent and traditional knowledge for development of pharmaceutical industry/Susil Kumar Mitra. 24. Folk use of medicinal plants against Malaria: fabaceae and apocynaceae family/Sitesh Chandra Bachar, Rownak Jahan, Md. Saiful Islam Roney and Mohammed Rahmatullah. 25. Regulatory reformation during last one decade to improve quality, safety and efficacy of herbal medicines in India/Subhash C. Mandal and Moitreyee Mandal. 26. In vitro antiviral activity of Mallotus peltatus and ethnomedicine, and its isolated pure constituent against Hsv-I and Hsv-2/Hemanta Mukherjee, Durbadal Ojha, Paromita Bag, Mamta Chawla Sarkar, Tapan Chatterjee, Sekhar Chakraborti and Debprasad Chattopadhyay. 27. Hepatoprotective activity of hypericum perforatum L.:a bioassay guided fractionation study/Yusuf Ozturk, Tuba Herekman Demir, Fatih Demirci, Filippo Maggi, Gianni Sagrtini, Massimi Ricciutelli, Sauro Vittori. 28. Identification of an anti-allergic compound from green tea that suppresses histamine H1 receptor gene up-regulation/Masashi Hattori, Hiroyuki Mizuguchi, Hiroaki Nagai, Chiyo Matsushita and Hiroyuki Fukui. 29. Cytochrome P450-meditated herb-drug interaction potential of Illicium verum/Kakali Mukherjee, Ranjit K. Harwansh, Santanu Bhadra and Pulok K. Mukherjee. 30. Molecular docking on phytoconstituteuts of centella asiatica as acetylcholineesterase inhibitor/Valentina Parthiban, Ilango Kaliappan, Kanimozhi Palaniswami and Ishwarya Thanigaivelan. 31. Chemotaxonomic studies of forskolin in coleus forskohlii briq from different phyto-geographical zones of India/Sharad Srivastava, Shikhar Verma, Abhishek Gupta, Pradeep Kushwaha and A.K.S. Rawat. 32. Pterostilbene induced inhibition of cell proliferation through progesterone receptor/Ajanta Chakraborty, Kumar Nikhil, Shruti Sharan and Partha Roy. 33. Simultaneous estimation of kaempferol rutin and quercetin in various plant products containing Bhuiamla and Amla/Supriya S. Jirge, Pratima A. Tatke and Satish Y. Gabhe. 34. Effect of byttneria herbacea root extract on oedema and neuropharmacology/Lipi Sarkar, Rammohan Bera Tuhinadri Sen and Sanmoy Karmakar. 35. ACE inhibitory effect of standardized extract of adhatoda vasica/Sushil K. Chaudhary, Santanu Bhadra, B.P. Saha and Pulok K. Mukherjee. 36. Antioxidant and cytotoxic potential of indigenous plant extract of couroupita guianensis Aubl/Gaurav Agarwal, Jayesh Dhodi, Puja Sandbhor, Archana Juvekar and Parikshit Juvekar. 37. Albizia lebbeck alleviates allergy symptoms by inhibiting histamine signaling at the transcriptional level/Sayaka Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Mizuguchi, Islam Mohammed Nurl, Masashi Hattori, Masum Shahriar, Pichairajan Venkatesh, Kazutaka Maeyama, Pulok K. Mukherjee, Masashi Hattori, Mohamed Sahabuddhin Kabir Choudhuri, Noriaki Takeda and Hiroyuki Fukui. 38. Acute and sub chronic toxicity study of averrhoa bilimbi leaves extract in experimental animal/Afifah B. Sutjiatmo, Elin Yulinah Sukandar, Suswini Kusmaningati, Suci Narvikasari and Ita Nur Anisa. 39. Anti hyaluronidase and anti elastase screening of camellia sinensis standardized extract/Neelesh K. Nema, Niladri Maity, B. Sarkar, Pulok K. Mukherjee. 40. Chemical analysis and evaluation of analgesic and CNS depressant activity of Polianthes tuberose absolute/D. Sugumar Pandian, N.S. Nagarajan, P. Thirupathy Kumaresan….

The development of natural products requires the confluence of the modern techniques and integrated approaches in various fields of science and technology. Intention of this book is to highlight different aspects of globalization of traditional medicine with the focus on some crucial and contemporary issues on scientific validation of natural products. Eminent scientists around the globe have contributed for this book on different issues of ethnopharmacology, traditional medicine and globalization. Given the importance on promotion and development of natural products, this book covers various aspects on revitalization of traditional medicines. The contributors have provided an insight into the modern aspects and future of traditional medicine inspired drug discovery, development, validation, safety related quality issues, sustainability and globalization. Bringing together expertise from academia and industry, this edited volume provides an overview of traditional medicine with wisdom and know-how in both innovation and commercialization, placing natural product research in a broader sense for readers. This book will be of enormous help to the undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers and academia and all others working in the area of ethnopharmacology and natural product research.

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