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Pharmacological Importance of Medicinal Plants

M. Noua Ahmed


The medicinal plant term describe the different types of plant used for medicine purpose. Every part of plant like fruit, leaf, stem and roots are used in medicine to cure the diseases. Plant are play role in derive natural products for the treatment of different types of diseases that have proved a golden mark to make the interrelationship between human and environment. The ancient and rennet research and usages of herbal medicine increase day by day. Before the civilization and development, the medicinal plants are used to treatment for various diseases like typhoid, cholera, measles and gonorrhea. As the population increases the insufficient supply of drugs, repressive cost of treatments, side effects of some synthetic drugs and development of resistance to currently used drugs for infectious diseases have show to increased importance on the use of plant materials as a source of medicines for a wide variety of human ailments.

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