Market Analysis of Medicinal Plants in India

Author(s): Sanskriti Ravi, Navneeta Bharadvaja*.

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Volume 20 , Issue 14 , 2019

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There has been significant growth in the herbal drugs market around the world, over the last few decades due to growing awareness among people about the rising cost as well as side effects related to the use of synthetic drugs. Herbal medicine has been used in traditional medicinal systems around the world, especially India where the oldest systems of medicine namely Ayurveda, Siddha, and Unani make use of more than 90% plant-based formulations. India is rich in medicinal and herbal plants resources that provide for both the health care needs of rural India as well as the source of raw material for therapeutic agents required in the production of traditional and modern medicine. This review article presents an overview of the knowledge of Indian herbal plants based medicine in the national and international market and the trends in its production, sustainability, and promotion.

Keywords: Market analysis, medicinal plants, modern medicine, synthetic drugs, reseinnamine, vincristine, India.

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VOLUME: 20
ISSUE: 14
Year: 2019
Page: [1172 - 1180]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/1389201020666190819154516
Price: $58

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