Owing to the presence of rich variety of secondary metabolites, the stem extract of S. In addition, by isolating and identifying these bioactive compounds new drugs can be formulated to treat various diseases. The current scenario exhibits the demand for plant drugs throughout the world because of its safety and efficacy . Therefore, all the issues related to Alternative Healing System will be discussed in detail. The type healing system that will be discussed under this heading includes Traditional Oriental Medicine and Ayurveda. Traditional Oriental Medicine comprises of the techniques and various other types of methods that includes acupuncture, herbal medicine and oriental massage.
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Owing to fast paced world that we are living in, we are getting far from the nature. While the lifestyle that we live can have adverse effect on us, it is important to know that by introducing small changes in our daily life can go a long way in keeping us healthy and energetic. Thanks to the use of natural ingredients and medicinal herbs, Ayurvedic medicines and products today have become a symbol of safety in contrast to synthetic drugs that are considered unsafe and hazardous for overall health. One way of understanding the basic fundamentals of Indian Ayurved is to spend more time with nature and observe the plants and herbs. Each plant or herb has a specific quality and can be used to treat multitude of ailments and diseases.
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Herbal medicine and therapy has become a rapidly increasing interest among today's people due to it's supposed lack of harmful side effects and affordability. They often do a small bit of research and self-prescribe herbal remedies. In doing so however could lead to dangerous and terrible adverse affects. To combat the misconceptions of herbal medicines, I have done research on the topic. In this essay, I will describe what herbal medicine is, explore its history and origins, delve deeper into herbal.
Production of pharmaceuticals in plants for therapeutic purposes shows great promise, with some Plant made Pharmaceuticals in clinical trials and many others under investigation. Plant production systems are low cost and can easily be expanded as compared to the cell culture systems used now-a-days for the production of biological therapeutics Thomas et al. Twelve traditional medicinal plants Agapanthus campanulatus, Antidesma venosum, Becium obovatum, Cucumis hirsutus, Cyperus textilis, Diospyros lycioides, Dissotis princeps, Gladiolus dalenii, Haworthia limifolia, Protea simplex, Vernonia natalensis, Watsonia tabularis that are commonly used for the treatment of gastro-intestinal ailments, were, when collected from South Africa and evaluated for the presence of phytochemical components such as flavonoids, gallotannins, condensed tannins, other phenolic compounds, alkaloids and saponins.