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Leafy medicinal herbs: botany, chemistry, postharvest technology and uses.

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Chapter 22 (Page no: 260)


This paper focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and physiological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) in India. Information on the postharvest handling, processing and uses of stevia in the pharmaceutical and food industries are also presented.

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Chapter: 3 (Page no: 27) Basil. Author(s): Lupton, D. Khan, M. M. Al-Yahyai, R. A. Hanif, M. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 42) Bay. Author(s): Çakmak, H. Kumcuoğlu, S. Tavman, Ș.
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Chapter: 6 (Page no: 74) Celery. Author(s): Solberg, S.Ø.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 85) Centella. Author(s): Madhujith, T. Sivakanthan, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 107) Chester. Author(s): Alonge, A. F.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 116) Coriander. Author(s): Pragalyaashree, M. M. Venkatachalam Thirupathi
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 125) Curry leaf plant. Author(s): Ambrose, D. C. P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 133) Fenugreek. Author(s): Gopal Amuthaselvi Ambrose, D. C. P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 139) Lemongrass. Author(s): Chime, S. A. Onyishi, I. V.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 149) Mint. Author(s): Ferreira, M. do C. Rosanova, A. de H.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 163) Moringa. Author(s): Oluduro, A. O. Ambrose, D. C. P. Abiodun, A. O. Daunty, A. L.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 170) Oregano. Author(s): Bașer, K. H. C. Arslan, N.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 189) Parsley. Author(s): Daradkeh, G. Essa, M. M.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 198) Patchouli. Author(s): Ramya, H. G.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 209) Rosemary. Author(s): Embuscado, M. E.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 224) Sage. Author(s): Ghorbani, A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 237) Senna. Author(s): Kuntal Das
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