Papaver somniferum, Erythroxylon coca and Passiflora incarnata – traditional plant remedies and industrial production of drugs
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: ANAGNOSTOU, Sabine (Philipps-Universität, Institut für Geschichte der Pharmazie, Marburg/Lahn, Germany)
Plant remedies have represented the greatest part of the materia medica from ancient times until the 19..
century. With the development of chemistry and the industrial production of synthetic pharmaceuticals, many medicinal plants fell into oblivion. Yet, it is often forgotten that medicinal plants are precious resources for single active agents, The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.