Canadian Medicinal CropsBook - 1999
A comprehensive reference guide to important medicinal plants that are native to Canada. Categories of information include: scientific, English and French names; description and classification; medicinal and non-medicinal uses; toxicity; chemistry; importance; ecology; agricultural and commercial aspects; human interest information; selected key literature; and worldwide Web links. All species are illustrated and distribution maps are included. Introductory chapters address such topics as: the business of growing medicinal plants; the regulatory and legal framework in Canada for producing and marketing medicinal plants; and hazards associated with medicinal plants. Also provided is a glossary of medicinal and pharmacological terms.
Publisher: Ottawa : NRC Research Press, 1999
Branch Call Number: 581.63 S63c
Characteristics: x, 240 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm