Acta Scientific Pharmacology

Editorial Volume 4 Issue 2

Ethanomedicinal Plants – The Forgotten Healers

Payal S Kamdi1,2* and Rajkumar Gupta2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Dravyaguna, Bhausaheb Mulak Ayurveda College and Research Hospital, Butibori, Nagpur, India
2Professor and HOD, Department of Dravyaguna, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College, Hospital and Research Centre, DMIHER, Sawangi (M), Wardha, India

*Corresponding Author: Payal S Kamdi, Assistant Professor, Department of Dravyaguna, Bhausaheb Mulak Ayurveda College and Research Hospital, Butibori, Nagpur, India.

Received: October 29, 2021 Published: June 01, 2023


India is one of the twelve mega-biodiversity countries of the world and is blessed with a variety of topographical regions, climates and ecological zones. The flora is extremely diverse and thus medicinal plants play an important role in Indian traditional health care systems.

Keywords: Conservation; Ethanomedicine; Ethanomedicinal; Medicine; Plants; Traditional consumption


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Citation: Payal S Kamdi and Rajkumar Gupta. “Ethanomedicinal Plants – The Forgotten Healers". Acta Scientific Pharmacology 4.2 (2023): 01-02.


Copyright: © 2022 Payal S Kamdi and Rajkumar Gupta. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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