Botanicals: A Phytocosmetic Desk Reference by Frank S. D'Amelio, Sr.
A Phytocosmetic Desk Reference
by Frank S. D'Amelio, Sr.
The folkloric use of herbs and constituents
Forms of extracts
Infrared spectroscopy and gas liquid chromatography
General method for extracting botanical constituents
Hair care botanicals
Botanicals: A Phytocosmetic Desk Reference is the first reference to approach this popularly treated topic from a scientific point of view.
It offers a clear, organized approach to plant constituents, properties, and cosmetic applications and covers the most common folkloric use of botanicals. By providing an overview of the most important botanicals in use today, this reference will be of great use to phytochemists, cosmetic chemists, herbalists, and aromatherapists.
Herbs-Folkloric Use and Constituents
Forms of Extracts
Some Common Terminology
Gas Liquid Chromatography
Botanical Quick Reference Chart
General Method for Extracting Botanical Constituents
Some Extraction Terminology
UV and Visible Spectroscopy of Botanicals
UV and Visible Absorption Maxima of Some Common Compound Groups
A Brief Summary of the Properties of Essential Oils for Use in Aromatherapy
Botanical Extract Strengths
Thin Layer Chromatography
A Brief List of TLC Developing Solvent Systems
Methods of Identification
Adulteration of Drugs
Diagnostic Structures of Different Drug Groups
Microscopical Linear Measurements
Hair Care Botanicals
Oriental Herbs Used in Cosmetics
Marine Natural Products