Plants for Medicines:

A Chemical and Pharmacological Survey of Plants in the Australian Region

Plants for Medicines

This book gives details of alkaloid and anti-tumour screening by the CSIRO of nearly 2000 species, the pharmacological testing of the alkaloids of selected species, and the chemical fractionation of those species which had reproducible tumour-inhibiting properties. The book includes 64 colour plates and over 400 line illustrations of chemical structures.