Vol. 6, Issue 5, Part A (2018)
A brief review on plant-derived natural compounds as an anti-cancer agents
Author(s): Devangee Shukla, Rakesh Rawal and Nayan Jain
Abstract: Cancer is one of the leading causes of death and globally the figures of cases of cancer are increasing progressively. There are a number of medicines available in the market to treat the different kinds of cancer but no medication is found to be fully effective and safe. The foremost problem in the cancer chemotherapy is the toxicity of the conventional drugs. However, plants and plant-derived compounds have shown effective and safe in the treatment and management of cancers. These days most of the research work on cancer drugs is targeted on plants and plants derived natural compounds. Numerous natural compounds and their analogs have been identified as effective anti-cancer agents and day by day the anti-cancer property of various plants is being identified. Here an attempt is being made through this review to highpoints the natural compounds namely Turmeric, Neem, Tulasi and Ginger and their analogs established as anti-cancer agents.
How to cite this article:
Devangee Shukla, Rakesh Rawal and Nayan Jain. A brief review on plant-derived natural compounds as an anti-cancer agents. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2018; 6(5): 28-36.