Vol. 11, Issue 1, Part A (2023)
Sacred medicinal plants of India
Author(s): Anamika Singh, Shweta Tiwari and P Kavita
Plants have long been utilised for therapeutic purposes. Most of these plants are regularly utilized by the public to treat common ailments, and some of them have religious significance. These practices are an important aspect of the Indian healthcare system, which can be seen throughout the country. Because they are high in medicinal secondary metabolites and oil, sacred plants is a valuable source of pharmaceuticals in both traditional and modern medicine. In India, around 3000 plant species have been identified as having therapeutic properties and are employed in traditional medical systems such as Homeopathy, Yunani, Siddha and Ayurveda. The remedies are made from all parts of the plant, including the leaves, stem, bark, root, flower, seed, etc. We've taken sacred medicinal plants from the north, south, east, and west of India, together with their botanical descriptions and therapeutic components has been discussed in this paper.
How to cite this article:
Anamika Singh, Shweta Tiwari, P Kavita. Sacred medicinal plants of India. Int J Herb Med 2023;11(1):40-51. DOI: 10.22271/flora.2023.v11.i1a.851