- Author: Kamal Dua
- Publisher: Springer
- ISBN: 9813368497
- View: 560
This book summarizes experimentally-supported research on the therapeutic efficacy of plant extracts and their constituents on a range of respiratory diseases including infections.
This book summarizes experimentally-supported research on the therapeutic efficacy of plant extracts and their constituents on respiratory diseases. It discusses the cellular and molecular factors involved in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and their modulation by plant-derived compounds. The book also highlights multiple health benefits of phytomedicine for treating asthma and COPD and also explores the mechanisms through which they exert the therapeutic effect. Additionally, it underlines the importance of medicinal plants in treating tuberculosis and influenza A virus infections. It reviews plant-derived chemical compounds that target different signaling pathways in chronic lung diseases. Lastly, the book introduces a medicinal plant-based advanced drug delivery system for treating chronic lung diseases.