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Indian folk medicines and other plant-based products

Indian folk medicines and other plant-based products

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Published by Scientific Publishers (India) in Jodhpur .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesJournal of economic and taxonomic botany.
Statementeditor, V. Singh.
ContributionsSingh, V.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 377 p., 1 leave of plate :
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16279528M
ISBN 108172334818
LC Control Number2007394364
OCLC/WorldCa123120160

3. Aegle marmelos is a medium sized, slow-growing tree that measures between 25 to 30 feet tall. A. marmelos belongs to the family of Rutaceae and is popularly known as wood apple. A. marmelos contains several essential phytochemicals that constitute its efficacy for medicinal purposes. Almost every parts of this fruit such as the fruits, leaves, seeds, stems, roots and barks can be used for. In Chacruna was invited to make a selection of ‘state of the art’ social science references on ayahuasca and other plant medicines. We thought that we would share it here. Notwithstanding, any selection is inherently narrow and limited. With this in mind, the following are some of our favorites: BEYER, S. Singing to the Plants: A Guide to Mestizo Shamanism in the Upper Amazon.

Indian traditional medicine Ayurveda is a medical system primarily practised in India that has been known for nearly years. It includes diet and herbal remedies, while emphasizing the body, mind and spirit in disease prevention and treatment (Morgan, ). Introduction of traditional herbal medicines into Europe, the USA and. In other industrialized countries the use of ‘alternative medicine’ is increasing In , a survey found that one in three adults in the US) used alternative medicine. As a result, the world market for herbal medicines has been estimated at 60 billion US dollars But File Size: KB.

Box 1: Artemisinin: traditional medicine’s blockbluster drug Artemisinin, which is extracted from Artemisia annua (Chinese sweet wormwood), is the basis for the most effective malaria drugs in the world. Long-used in China, the medicine was first noticed by Western researchers in the s. But its worldwide use wasn’t endorsed by the WHO until , largely because of scepticism: research. Since earliest times, people have gathered these substances to create herbal medicines to treat certain diseases. Many of the powerful drugs used in modern medicines originated in plants. Today’s plant-based drugs treat a range of diseases, from headaches to cancer.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Reprint from: Journal of economic & taxonomic botany, volume 30 (supplement) ()"--Title page verso. books likes "Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants of India and Nepal", "Indian Folk Medicines and other plant based products" and "Phytotherapeutic Wisdom of Indian aboriginal/rurals".

The present book "Ethnomedicinal Know-How of Indian Tribals" is next in the series on medicinal plants. Plant-based treatments in Ayurveda may be derived from roots, leaves, fruits, bark, or seeds such as cardamom and cinnamon. In the 19th century, William Dymock and co-authors summarized hundreds of plant-derived medicines along with the uses, microscopic structure, chemical composition, toxicology, prevalent myths and stories, and relation to.

Food is the major source for serving the nutritional needs, but with growing modernization some traditional ways are being given up.

Affluence of working population with changing lifestyles and reducing affordability of sick care, in terms of time and money involved, are some of the forces that are presently driving people towards thinking about their wellness.

There has been increased global Cited by: Indian Folk Medicines and Other Plant-Based Products by V. Singh Indian Folk Medicines and Other Plant-Based Products by V. Singh (pp. ) Review by: Karol A. Chandler-Ezell. The book ends with a mention of the neem tree, a source of Indian folk medicines that offers the potential for many new wonder drugs.

A useful glossary and detailed index complete the work. Black-and-white photos and drawings of plants and scientists keep the fairly dry text from becoming as deadly as some of the toxins it mentions/5(2). The Contribution of CHM to the World's Pharmacy. CHM has been influencing the world since ancient times.

The famous Italian traveler Marco Polo (–) described a scene of merchants shipping Chinese herbs in Aden and Alexandria in his Travel the sea voyage of Zheng He between andChina exported a large number of herbs including rhubarb, Cited by: Treatments using herbal medicines are one of the important forms of traditional medicine and 70% to 80% of the world population prefers this as primary health care.

1 India being pioneer in plant. Author(s): Singh,V Title(s): Indian folk medicines and other plant-based products/ editor, V. Singh. Country of Publication: India Publisher: Jodhpur: Scientific. Fish toxins or fish stupefying plants have historically been used by many hunter gatherer cultures to stun fish, so they become easy to collect by hand.

Some of these toxins paralyse fish, which can then be easily collected. The process of documenting many fish toxins and their use is ongoing, with interest in potential uses from medicine, agriculture, and industry.

The healing traditions of Native Americans go back for thousands of years, as the many indigenous tribes of North America learned that by mixing herbs, roots, and other natural plants, that they could heal various medicalremedies were not the only part of the Native American healing process.

With more than 2, tribes of indigenous people in North America, the healing practices. In recent years, increasing numbers of people have been choosing herbal medicines or products to improve their health conditions, either alone or in combination with others.

Herbs are staging a comeback and herbal “renaissance” occurs all over the world. According to the World Health Organization, 75% of the world’s populations are using herbs for basic healthcare by: In book: Natural Products and Drug Discovery, pp and folk medicines are the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous.

Traditional and folk medicines are the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement, or treatment of physical and mental by: 2.

Many a folk remedy has turned pharmaceutical. Here are some of the greatest examples, and a reminder that the next big breakthrough might come from ancient wisdom. Idli is a fermented product prepared from rice and black gram batter by steam cooking. Idli is a white colored, small, round, and spongy product ().In and CE, idli was compared to the moon, which suggests that rice was in use.

Use of rice along with pulses is necessary as a source of mixed natural microflora needed for efficient by: Beneficial effects of plant based medicines and other plant based products are being rediscovered. Around plant species have contributed significantly to modern drugs. The use of medicinal plants is increasing worldwide, related to the persistence and sometimes expansion of traditional medicine and a growing interest in herbal treatments.

Identification of Common Indian Medicinal Plants V.N. Naik Identification of Common Indian Medicinal Plants P/B Indian Ethnobotany: Bibliography of 21st Century () Anita Jain Indian Ethnobotany: Emerging Trends A.K. Jain Indian Folk Medicines and Other Plant-Based Products Indigenous Knowledge: An Application Introduction to Forestry.

American Indian Herbs, Dyes, and Medicine Plants. Some American Indian goods available for sale are not crafts per se, but rather traditional plant and animal products-- native herbs and spices like sage, tobacco, and sweetgrass, foods like wild rice and tea, traditional plant-based dyes and paints, and animal parts like tanned buckskin, feathers, and elk's teeth.

Traditional medicine of india 1. Ayurveda or ayurvedic medicine is a system of traditionalmedicine native to India and a form of alternative term is derived from Sanskrit words āyus, meaning"longevity", and veda, meaning "knowledge" or "science―.The earliest literature on Indian medical practice appearedduring the Vedic period in India, i.e., in the mid-secondmillennium BCE.

These plants have made a good contribution to the development of ancient Indian material medica. In recent years, there has been a tremendous growth of interest in plant based drugs, pharmaceuticals, perfumery products, cosmetics and aroma compounds used in food flavors and fragrances and natural colors in the world.Medicines Derived from: Mint (mentha) parts used: Leaves active ingredient: Menthol.

Menthol is now made synthetically or from peppermint or other mint oils. use: Relieves itching, relaxes muscle soreness, opens congested sinuses and upper respiratory tract Mint can be grown easily in a garden. The leaves can be used for tea, salads, and as an File Size: KB.Mexican herbal medicines This article has generously been written specially for us by Michael Heinrich, Head of Centre and Professor, Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, and a world expert on research into the medicinal plants used today by indigenous groups of Mesoamerica.