By WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Provides concise monographs, followed by way of full-colour photos, for the a hundred and fifty plant species most ordinarily used for medicinal reasons within the Republic of Korea. In view of the country's lengthy and profitable heritage within the use of conventional medicinal drugs, the ebook goals to supply written and visible documentation of vital crops and summarize their makes use of to regard illnesses, safeguard opposed to disorder, or advertise well-being. In so doing, the publication additionally goals to motivate the broader use of Korea's medicinal vegetation and advertise their conservation.
Each plant species is roofed in response to a standard layout, inclusive of the clinical identify of the plant, Korean identify, English universal identify, components used, and scientific makes use of in conventional Korean drugs. additionally integrated are a close botanical description of the plant, its habitat and geographical distribution, by means of a precis of organic activities and chemical elements as stated within the conventional drugs literature. The a hundred and fifty full-colour images, integrated to facilitate id of vegetation and plant elements used for medicinal reasons, have been taken below traditional stipulations throughout the flowering or fruiting seasons. Retrieval of data is facilitated by way of the inclusion of indexes giving clinical names, the English universal names, and the Korean plant names.