Studies On Compounds Of Medicinal Interest (Paperback)
The use of medicine dates from time immemorial and present-day drug usage has its roots in the folk
medicine of remote peat. The accidental discovery of the therapeutic activity of some herb or
mineral -uet at one stage have given way to a planned examination of these samples, the next stage
was the isolation of pure active principles, whilst the final stage is that in which substance
quite unknown to plant or mineral fields are synthesized with the express intention of discovering
substances having therapeutic action.