Herbal Drugs and its Plant Sources (Stoechas Linn, Adhatoda (Acanthaceae), Ammi (Apiaceae), Bacopa (Scrophulariaceae), Cedrus (Pinaceae), Diospyros (Meliaceae), Hibiscus (Malraceas), Ophiorhiza (Rubiaceae), Sesbania (Papilionaceae), Trifolium (Papilionaceae), Zea (Poaceae), Xanthium (Asteraceae), Vicia (Papilionaceae))

Herbal Drugs and its Plant Sources

Herbal Drugs and its Plant Sources

India is a large repository of herbal drugs and become a big centre and fountain in the field of herbal therapy and beautification. Treatment through the herbs is very popular in the ancient time in Indian subcontinent and now approaching to new boundaries. Plants had been used for medicinal purposes long before recorded history. It is becoming more main stream as improvements in analysis and quality control along with advances in clinical research show the value of herbal medicine in the treating and preventing disease. Herbal medicine is used to treat many conditions, such as asthma, eczema, migraine, etc. Medicinal plants have been used as a major source of therapeutic agents by human being for thousands of years. Ancient men obtained more than 90% of his medicaments from higher plants. However, the importance of plants as a source of drugs decreased to certain extent. In spite of the fact that synthetic drugs and antibiotics have improved the life expectancy of man, plants still constitute as one of the major sources of raw materials for drugs all over the world. Now a day people are very much aware of the ingredients in synthetic drugs, the benefits of plant products and harmful effects of chemical ingredients. Herbal drugs are in huge demand in the developed world for health care for the reason that they are efficient, safe and have lesser side effects. The formulations based on herbs are safe and effective.

The major content of this book are an ancient drug for filariasis, tribal remedies against snake bite and scorpion stings in Rajasthan, traditional herbal contraceptives from North-West Uttar Pradesh, cervical spondylosis through herbal drugs, medicinal uses of cucurbits, traditional Chinese herbal drugs in the light of scientific studies, significant medical plant, medicinal and poisonous plants in history.

Market Outlook

The global herbal medicine market is expected to grow on account of increasing consumer preferences for natural medicines and aromatherapy over the forecast period.

The Indian herbal industry is likely to double from present Rs. 7,500 crore to Rs. 15,000 crore by 2015, it is expected that the size of the domestic market will rise to Rs. 15,000 crore, reflecting a compound growth rate of over 20 percent.

  Markets  Present Demand Projected Demand (for 2015)
Europe US$    35 Billion US$  70 Billion
North America US$    6.5 Billion US$  25  Billion
China US$    4.0 Billion US$  12 Billion
India US$    1.5 Billion US$   3 Billion
Others US$     13 Billion US$  30 Billion
Total US$     60 Billion US$ 140 Billion

Global herbal supplements market to grow at a CAGR of 6.29% during the period 2016-2020.

The demand for herbal supplements is stimulated by an increase in healthcare expenses across the globe. Rise in prices of drugs, medical devices, and hospital care are the some of the factors triggering the rise in healthcare cost.

The global herbal supplements and remedies market is forecast to reach $107 billion by the year 2017, spurred by growing aging population and increasing consumer awareness about general health and well-being

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