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Author Khan, I. A. (Ikhlas Ahmad)

Title Leung's encyclopedia of common natural ingredients : used in food, drugs, and cosmetics / Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., c2010.


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 Axe Reference 2nd Floor Stacks  615.321 K527l 2010    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xxix, 810 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Summary Encyclopedia continues the successful format for entries listed in earlier editions (consisting of source, description, chemical composition, pharmacology, uses, commercial preparations, regulatory status, and references). The text also features an easily accessible alphabetical presentation of the entries according to common names, with the index cross-referencing entries according to scientific names.
Note "... in the wake of the huge wave of interest in dietary supplements and herbal medicine resulting from both trends in health and the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). This fully updated and revised text includes the most recent research findings on a wide variety of ingredients, giving readers a single source for understanding and working with natural ingredients."
Rev. ed. of: Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics / Albert Y. Leung, Steven Foster. 2nd ed. c1996.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Subject Natural products -- Encyclopedias.
Biological Products -- Encyclopedias.
Cosmetics -- Encyclopedias.
Food -- Encyclopedias.
Pharmacognosy -- Encyclopedias.
Added Author Abourashed, Ehab A., 1964-
Added Title Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients
ISBN 9780471467434 (cloth)
047146743X (cloth)

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