Acta Scientific Nutritional Health

OpinionVolume 2 Issue 3

Upcoming Role of Medicinal Plants in Modern Medicine

Jyothi Sethi*

Department of Physiology, Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India

*Corresponding Author: Jyothi Sethi, Department of Physiology, Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India.

Received: January 17, 2018; Published: February 23, 2018

Citation: Jyothi Sethi. “Upcoming Role of Medicinal Plants in Modern Medicine”. Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 2.3 (2018).

  Despite the great advances observed in modern medicine in recent decades, medicinal plants continue to make an important con- tribution to health care A rich heritage of knowledge on preventive and curative medicines is available in ancient scholastic works like Atharvaveda, Charak Samhita, Sushruta Samhita etc. India is often referred to as a subcontinent for ‘Emporium of Medicinal Plants’ due to the presence of several thousand medicinal plants in different bioclimatic zones. Ayurveda and Siddha, traditional Indian system of medicine, mainly uses plant based drugs or formulations to treat various human ailments because they contain the components of therapeutic value.

Copyright: © 2018 Jyothi Sethi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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