Impact of herbal drugs and its clinical application

Vetriselvan Subramaniyan, Saminathan Kayarohanam, J. Ashok Kumar, Vinoth Kumarasamy

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Since ancient times until now exploring the importance of herbal medicines to treat the variety of diseases. Currently the herbal medicines searching for health, wellness and aim to achieve effective treatment without much side effect. Recent days the impact of herbal medicines well established even herbal treatment is one of the alternative medicines for most of the diseases such as hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus etc. Medicinal plants always have been rich sources of bioactive compounds, and that will be very helpful to human health. The reasons for herbal medicines attracted by the health care professionals and common individuals, including concern about confidence and safety of drugs. Allopathic medicines have many side effects and sometimes failing to treat and most of the herbal drugs proven better therapeutic effects without any major adverse effects. With the demand for phytomedicine user, this review highlights modern herbal drug formulation and its clinical use.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1340-1345
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 29 Apr 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Adverse effects
  • Drug formulation
  • Herbal drugs
  • Human health

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