Leung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients: Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics, 3rd Edition
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Leung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics: 3rd Edition
Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of the updated and expanded Third Edition of Leung’s Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients. This is the most authoritative and comprehensive body of knowledge available for natural ingredients and their commercial use.
Given the phenomenal growth in the natural products industry in recent years, this new Third Edition provides an accurate and current reference source on natural products for the growing number of professionals who need to stay informed and up-to-date with the latest research in the field.
Leung’s Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients encompasses over 500 of the most commonly used ingredients. Coverage for each ingredient is in-depth, including the description, chemical composition, processing, uses and commercial preparations, and synonyms, as well as regulatory status and references. All the information in the Encyclopedia is based on reliable research methods, so readers can rely on total accuracy.
Alphabetical presentation of the entries according to common names, and cross-referencing to scientific names in the index, ensures the Leung’s Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients is easily accessible. A glossary of the most commonly encountered terms used in the botanical industry is also included.
This welcome new edition of Leung’s Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients will prove invaluable to chemists, botanists, product developers in the cosmetic, food, and drug industries, students and teachers of pharmacy and medicine, medical practitioners, and consumers.