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Introduction and Importance of Medicinal Plants and Herbs. It is the use of plants for medicinal purposes, and the study of such uses.
Augustine A. Box LG 55, Legon, Ghana. Traditional medicine is an important component of the health care system of most developing countries. However, indigenous knowledge about herbal medicines of many Ghanaian cultures has not yet been investigated. The aim of the present study was to document herbal medicines used by traditional healers to treat and manage human diseases and ailments by some communities living in Ghana. The study was conducted in eight communities in southern Ghana. Data were collected from 45 healers using ethnobotanical questionnaire and voucher specimens were collected.
This is an alphabetical list of plants used in herbalism. The ability to synthesize a wide variety of chemical compounds that are possibly used to perform important biological functions, and to defend against attack from predators such as insects, fungi, and herbivorous mammals is called herbal medicine. Many of these phytochemicals have beneficial effects on long-term health when consumed by humans, and can be used to effectively treat human diseases. For example, some secondary metabolites are toxins used to deter predation and others are pheromones used to attract insects for pollination. It is these secondary metabolites and pigments that can have therapeutic actions in humans and which can be refined to produce drugs—examples are inulin from the roots of dahlias , quinine from the cinchona , morphine and codeine from the poppy , and digoxin from the foxglove.
Here are some common medicinal herbs. Most herbs have not been completely tested to see how well they work or to see if they interact with other herbs, supplements, medicines, or foods. Products added to herbal preparations may also cause interactions. Considered by some to be a cure-all, chamomile is commonly used in the U. It is used in Europe for wound healing and to reduce inflammation or swelling. Few studies have looked at how well it works for any condition. Chamomile is used as a tea or applied as a compress.
However, please also remember to also make the correct adjustments to your eating habits … It is true that Fresh cuisine is incomplete without the versatile herb chive. It gives savory flavor to your meat, chicken, and baked vegetables. You should consume parsley, peppermint, and sage to obtain the following minerals and electrolytes, such as: Moreover, marinating steaks with herbs like oregano, rosemary, thyme, and tarragon can help you reap a slew of phytonutrients and vitamins, such as: Oregano belongs to the mint family and is a staple seasoning option of American and Italian cuisine. For savory meals, replace salt with spices like black pepper, cumin, and dill seed. Moreover, the delicate leaves of thyme contain a slew of nutrients and enzymes which help maintain your metabolism. If you encounter muscles spasms more often, you need to incorporate nettle into your diet without giving it a second thought.
Consumer Reports 1 analyzed 10 popular brands of ginseng and found the amount of ginsenosides black bar was widely variable in each brand. The amount of ginseng white bar were listed on the packages, but ginsenoside content active ingredient was not. Reprinted with permission from Consumer Reports. Herbs as Medicines.
Healing with medicinal plants is as old as mankind itself. The connection between man and his search for drugs in nature dates from the far past, of which there is ample evidence from various sources: written documents, preserved monuments, and even original plant medicines. Awareness of medicinal plants usage is a result of the many years of struggles against illnesses due to which man learned to pursue drugs in barks, seeds, fruit bodies, and other parts of the plants. Contemporary science has acknowledged their active action, and it has included in modern pharmacotherapy a range of drugs of plant origin, known by ancient civilizations and used throughout the millennia. The knowledge of the development of ideas related to the usage of medicinal plants as well as the evolution of awareness has increased the ability of pharmacists and physicians to respond to the challenges that have emerged with the spreading of professional services in facilitation of man's life.
Although therapies involving these agents have shown promising potential with the efficacy of a good number of herbal products clearly established, many of them remain untested and their use are either poorly monitored or not even monitored at all. The consequence of this is an inadequate knowledge of their mode of action, potential adverse reactions, contraindications, and interactions with existing orthodox pharmaceuticals and functional foods to promote both safe and rational use of these agents. Since safety continues to be a major issue with the use of herbal remedies, it becomes imperative, therefore, that relevant regulatory authorities put in place appropriate measures to protect public health by ensuring that all herbal medicines are safe and of suitable quality. This review discusses toxicity-related issues and major safety concerns arising from the use of herbal medicinal products and also highlights some important challenges associated with effective monitoring of their safety.
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Do you know how many of your patients are taking herbal preparations? With the proliferation of herbal products, the number could be greater than you think. Safety issues related to herbal medicine are complex: possible toxicity of herbal constituents, presence of contaminants or adulterants, and potential interactions between herbs and prescription drugs.
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