Systematic information on the lipids and natural oils that can be extracted from each part of the plant
Wide coverage including information on plants not previously readily available in English
Information of value to natural product chemists, botanists, lipidologists and those interested in applications in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, pigments and other areas.
An extensive collection of data on lipids and essential oils that can be extracted from a wide range of plant sources. Over 3,000 plant species are covered, arranged by broad family groups. For each plant detailed information is provided on the lipids, lipophilic compounds and oils that can be extracted from various parts of the plant, e.g. stem, leaves, fruit, seeds etc. References to peer-reviewed journal sources are provided throughout This unique reference will be of value equally to natural product chemists, botanists and those seeking sources of active compounds in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and other commercial products.