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Herbal Principles in Cosmetics free pdf Authored by experts in cell physiology, phytochemistry, ethnopharmacology, applied botany, ethnobotany, and cosmetic science, this book demonstrates the science behind herbal compounds used in cosmetics. Beginning with background in anatomy and physiology of the skin and the classification, mechanisms of action, and application of herbal compounds, the book provides monographs complete with therapeutic properties, specific action and dermatologic properties, toxicities, pictures, and references. Chosen for their importance in traditional use, potential for innovation, or recent introduction to market, selections include higher plants as well as mushrooms, algae, lichens, and bacteria.

About Bruno Burlando

Bruno Burlando, PhD, is a professor of Physiology at the University of Piemonte Orientale, Alessandria, Italy. His research interests concern the modulation of cell signaling in normal and transformed cells by redox mechanisms and bioactive compounds. Luisella Verotta, PhD, is an adjunct professor of Environmental Chemistry at the University of Milan and a contract professor of Phytochemistry at the University of Pavia, Italy. Her main research studies are in the realm of bioactive natural products, especially from plant sources, aimed at obtaining lead compounds for the development of new therapeutic agents. Laura Cornara is a senior researcher of Botany at the University of Genova, Italy, where she holds courses in Plant Biology, Applied Botany, and Ethnobotany. Her research interests are in ethnobotany and phytoremediation. Elisa Bottini-Massa is an expert in Pharmacy and Cosmetic Science and Technology. She is founder, managing director, and cosmetic designer of Helan Cosmesi di Laboratorio srl, a cosmetic manufacturing enterprise whose mission statement is to produce natural cosmetics in the respect of the environment and living beings.

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Author : Bruno Burlando
Publisher : CRC Press Inc
Data Published : 15 May 2010
ISBN : 1439812136
EAN : 9781439812136
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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