The Book, Medicinal Plants: Chemical Constituents and Uses of the Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh, authored by Professor Dr. Abdul Ghani, includes articles on history, cultivation, economic importance, uses, contributions to modern medicine, social & economic aspects of cultivation of medicinal plants & development of modern drugs from them. It gives information on the habit, distribution, chemical constituents & medicinal uses of 455 naturally grown and cultivated medicinal plants of Bangladesh. Other items include chapters on methods of collection, processing and phytochemical screening of medicinal plants, a list of medicinal plants arranged according to diseases & a Glossary of some medical terms. It offers an unprecedented collection of vital scientific information for herbal medicine practitioners, pharmacologists, drug developers, medical chemists, phytochemists, toxicologists and pharmaceutical researchers involved in developing medical, pharmaceutical & cosmetic products from plants. The Book will serve as a Guidebook for the researchers, teachers and students of botany, pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry and those of modern and traditional medicine.