Aloes in Southern Africa

Author: Gideon Smith

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa


Category: Nature

Page: 136

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Aloes are stately succulent plants that capture the allure of the African savanna. Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology of African aloes, their habits, characteristic features and distribution in nature. It details 58 aloe and related species, cultivation and propagation, gardening styles and plants that flourish in different regions, plus medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Whether you are starting a garden, redeveloping one or simply looking to expand your knowledge of these fascinating succulents, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove an invaluable guide.

First Field Guide to Aloes of Southern Africa

Author: Gideon Smith

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa


Category: Gardening

Page: 57

View: 112

This first field guide to aloes of southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the aloes of the region. Full-colour photographs, distribution maps and easy-to-read text will help the budding naturalist to identify the more common aloes found in southern African gardens and landscapes, discover where they occur, and learn about their unique features.

Aloe Ferox - in View of Ayurveda

A Critical Study of Aloe Ferox in Ayurvedic Perspective

Author: Sharduli Terwadkar

Publisher: Author House


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 152

View: 372

Are you a health conscious person constantly looking for herbal solutions for your day to day health management? Do you know about herbal treasures from Africa? Do you know about Aloe ferox, a beautiful herb having bright red flowers draped in stout green leaves? Check this book! Do you know about an ancient science of wellness from India, Ayurveda? Then you are holding right book! Read this book and you will find brief and interesting introduction to Ayurveda in simplified form. You don't need to be an Ayurveda expert.....this book speaks in contemporary lingo yet can provide you guideline to the logic that Ayurveda holds in. If you want to take a more curious dip in scientific information about this plant, open any page of this handbook and know everything that Ayurveda explains about this valuable herb. A simple yet systematic pattern for explanation is maintained to provide an easily assimilable info out of this very scientific knowledge. Aloe ferox is one of the herbs given by Mother Nature that is providing a wide array of medicinal uses. This book is totally dedicated to this 'star' medicinal plant in South Africa that brings in millions of currency in this country due to the pharmaceutical trade. Are you that passionate investor for herbal pharma industry? Check line drawings in this book and read in detail patho-pharmacology of all fourteen medicinal uses. This book will provide complete pharmacological study of this plant in Ayurvedic perspective with fourteen new medicinal uses which can extensively widen the span of medicinal use of Aloe ferox in African continent and world wide. Read it and bring this cute blushing guest to your herbal garden!

Issues in Animal, Marine, Food, and Industrial Biotechnology: 2013 Edition


Publisher: ScholarlyEditions


Category: Science

Page: 294

View: 728

Issues in Animal, Marine, Food, and Industrial Biotechnology: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Marine Biotechnology. The editors have built Issues in Animal, Marine, Food, and Industrial Biotechnology: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Marine Biotechnology in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Animal, Marine, Food, and Industrial Biotechnology: 2013 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at

Medical Toxicology of Natural Substances

Foods, Fungi, Medicinal Herbs, Plants, and Venomous Animals

Author: Donald G. Barceloux

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Medical

Page: 1157

View: 968

This is an easy resource on toxicological information on foods, plants and animals.

Succulent Flora of Southern Africa

Author: Doreen Court

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Science

Page: 650

View: 576

This practical guide describes the stage by stage development of a new method for predicting the penetration rate (PR) and the advance rate (AR) for tunnel boring machines based on an expanded version of the Q-value, Qtbm.The book also looks at logging methods and tunnel support design.

Medicinal Plants of South Africa

Author: Ben-Erik Van Wyk



Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 326

A guide of the most commonly used and best known SA medicinal plants including their botany, traditional uses and active ingredients


The genus Aloe

Author: Tom Reynolds

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 408

View: 950

Aloes are a large genus of plants, about 450 species, from sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, and parts of Arabia. Many species are widespread in warm or tropical semi-arid regions, yet the distribution of others is limited to a few living in desert or wet mountainous regions. While some species have been adopted as medicinal plants since ancient time