88 страниц. 2010 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Cancer is common problems in today''s world. Herbal medicines are being increasingly sold in the market. Whether these are of proven efficacy or not is not known. There was no information available about the taxonomy of plant, side effects or toxicity, drug interactions. The plant information available is incomplete with majority of the preparations. This book, therefore, provides the methods and guidelines for testing the efficacy of such plants. The book mainly focuses on evaluation of safety and efficacy of extracts in preclinical behavioral models. The data should be especially useful to students, researchers working in the fields of phytochemistry and herbal drug screening, or anyone else who may be considering utilizing the methods drug development process and for marketing efforts.