Medicinal Plants of Central Asia: Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan by Djamin A. Akimaliev, David E. Zaurov (auth.), Sasha W.

By Djamin A. Akimaliev, David E. Zaurov (auth.), Sasha W. Eisenman, David E. Zaurov, Lena Struwe (eds.)

This exact publication is a collaborative attempt among researchers at Rutgers collage and co-workers from quite a few associations in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. will probably be the 1st booklet to record greater than two hundred of crucial medicinal crops of critical Asia, many whose medicinal makes use of and actions are being defined in English for the 1st time. the vast majority of the crops defined develop wild in vital Asia with a few being endemic, whereas different species were brought to valuable Asia yet are usual in nearby plant established drugs. The e-book includes 4 introductory chapters. the 1st and moment chapters conceal the geography, weather and plants of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, respectively. The 3rd bankruptcy offers a quick background of medicinal plant use and technological know-how in principal Asia and the fourth bankruptcy includes normal information regarding phytochemistry. The 5th bankruptcy includes the majority of the publication and covers 208 medicinal plant species. approximately all species have a number of top of the range, colour images. 3 necessary appendices were integrated. the 1st is a word list of botanical and ecological phrases, the second one is a word list of chemistry phrases and the 3rd is a word list of clinical phrases. in the course of the coaching of this manuscript we came across there to be a deficiency in caliber reference assets for the interpretation of a few of the technical phrases linked to the various branches of technology coated during this publication. with a purpose to make our task more straightforward we compiled glossaries over the process getting ready the manuscript and feature integrated them feeling that they're going to be an incredibly helpful source for readers. ​

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Phenology: Flowers in May-June, fruits in July-August. Reproduction: By seeds. Distribution: Farg’ona, Toshkent, Samarqand, Navoiy, Qashqadaryo, and Surxondaryo provinces of Uzbekistan; Chuy, Talas, Osh and Jalal-Abad provinces of Kyrgyzstan. Habitat: The adyr and tau zones. Stony slopes in the mountain-steppe belt and lower belt of juniper stands. Population status: Common. Traditional use: A decoction of the fruits is drunk to remove kidney and bladder stones. The seeds, taken internally, are recommended to treat hernias in children and are smoked to treat syphilis (Khalmatov 1964).

63 % total alkaloids (Khalmatov 1964). Talatizamine, talatizine, talatizidine, isotalatizine, condelphine, and others compounds were isolated from the total alkaloids (Yunusov et al. 1954; Yunusov 1981; Nishanov et al. 1991; Yue et al. 1994). E. Zaurov et al. ) DC. A. , Centaurea repens L. English name: Russian knapweed Russian name: Гopчaк пoлзучий (Gorchak polzuchiy) Uzbek name: Kakra Kyrgyz name: Coйлooчу кeкиpe (Soyloochu kekire) Description: Herbaceous rhizomatous, perennial. Stems 20–60 cm tall, straight, arachnoid-hairy, with sessile glands.

Hedysarum pseudalhagi M. Bieb. English name: Camel’s thorn Russian name: Янтaк лoжный, Bepблюжья кoлючкa лoжнaя (Yantak lozhnyy, Verblyuzh’ya kolyuchka lozhnaya) Uzbek name: Yontok Kyrgyz name: Жaнтaк (Zhantak) Description: Herbaceous perennial with a deep root system. Stems green, 50–120 cm tall, much branched, with upward curving thorns. Leaves alternate, simple, obovate, 7–20 mm long, margins entire, apex rounded. Inflorescences axillary racemes with 3–8 flowers; inflorescence rachis ending with a spine.

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