Special Indian Reprint !
Geranium and Pelargonium:
The Genus Geranium and Pelargonium
edited by Maria Lis-Balchin
This volume aims to dispel myths and peel away layers of incorrect and muddled information which contribute to the unclear image of the genera.
Geranium and Pelargonium features discussion and new information on some of the following areas:
- Taxonomy and history of usage and nomenclature
- Cultivation for essential oil production and retail purposes in different countries
- Phytochemistry of the genera
- Chemistry of Geranium and Pelargonium oils
- Theory and practice of distillation of Geranium and Pelargonium oils
- Pharmacology an therapeutic properties of Geranium and Pelargonium oils and extracts
- Use of Geranium and Pelargonium products in aromatherapy, perfumery, cosmetics, food processing and medicine
- New research into Geranium and Pelargonium
- Theory and practice of distillation
This book will be of interest to graduate students, scientists and professionals in the Geranium and Pelargonium growing and retail industry, the perfumery, food and cosmetics industries, and to those interested in Geranium and Pelargonium for alternative and conventional medical use.
GeraniumHistory of Nomenclature, Usage and Cultivation of Geranium and Pelargonium SpeciesThe Taxonomy of Geranium Species and Cultivars, their Origins and Growth in the WildPhytochemistry of the genus GeraniumCultivation and Harvesting of Geranium Macrorrhizum and Geranium Sanguineum for Medicinal Use in BulgariaProduction, Extraction, Distillation and UseUse of Geranium Species Extracts as Herbal Medicines
PelargoniumThe Taxonomy of Pelargonium Species and Cultivars, their Origins and Growth in the WildCultivation and Sales of Pelargonium Plants for Ornamental Use in the UK and WorldwideGrowing Pelargoniums in the Garden, Conservatory and for ShowsPhytochemistry of the Genus PelargoniumPharmacology of Pelargonium Essential Oils and Extracts in vitro and in vivoAntimicrobial Properties of PelargoniumsEssential Oils from Different Pelargonium Species and Cultivars and their Chemical CompositionChemotaxonomy of Pelargonium based on Alkaloids and Essential OilsPhylogenetical Relationships within the Genus Pelargonium based on the RAPD-PCR Method of DNA Analysis Correlated with the Essential Oil CompositionGeranium Essential Oil: Standardization, ISO; Adulteration and its Detection Using GC, Enantiomeric Columns and Bioactivity'Rose Scented Geranium' A Pelargonium Grown for the Perfume IndustryCultivation and Distillation of Geranium Oil from Pelargonium Species in IndiaMicropropagation and Biotechnological Approaches to Tissue Culture of Pelargonium Species and Essential Oils of ScentedsGeranium Oil and its Use in AromatherapyPerfumery and Cosmetic Products Utilizing Geranium OilNew Research: Possible Uses of Various Pelargonium Leaf Oils and Extracts as Food PreservativesPelargonium Reniforme and Pelargonium Sidoides: their Botany, Chemistry, and Medicinal UseInsecticidal effect of Pelargonium ExtractsCorrelation of the Chemical Profiles of the Essential Oil of Pelargonium (Geranium oil) and Others Seperatel and in Mixes, with their Relaxant or Stimulant Properties in Man and Smooth Muscle Preparations in vitro