The use of medicinal plants, or herbs, dates back to prehistoric times and has been a part of traditional medicine practices. These plants produce a vast array of chemical compounds to protect themselves against various threats, many of which possess biological activity that can benefit humans. Medicinal plants have been studied for their potential health benefits, such as reducing blood pressure, preventing cardiovascular disease, and lowering the risk of cancer due to their antioxidant properties. Medicinal plants are considered a dynamic and versatile approach to treating complex physiological disorders, especially in non-industrialized communities where they are easily accessible and less expensive than conventional pharmaceuticals.
- Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
- Pharmacological Activities of medicinal herbs
- Toxicological studies of medicinal herbs