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Current Traditional Medicine


ISSN (Print): 2215-0838
ISSN (Online): 2215-0846

Review Article

Natural Phytochemicals and Their Therapeutic Role in Management of Several Diseases: A Review

Author(s): Nitin R. Shirsath* and Ajaygiri K. Goswami

Volume 6, Issue 1, 2020

Page: [43 - 53] Pages: 11

DOI: 10.2174/2215083805666190807111817

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Introduction: These days, a lot of people face some health-related problems in day to day life. The conventional synthetic medicine is not effective enough to cure them alone. The conventional therapy for the management of these health-related issues involves the use of hazardous synthetic chemicals and surgical diagnosis, which have lots of serious side effects. It is necessary to conduct research on herbal medicines, this is an alternative approach to avoid the side effects of synthetic medicines to achieve high effectiveness, low cost and improve patient compliance.

Methods: The present survey is an analysis of some of the available data on the use of plants with their biological source, active phytochemicals constituents and a probable activity/ mechanism of action of several classes of drugs. This work also focused on highlighting the advantages of natural medicines for maximum utilization.

Results: This article aims to increase awareness about natural medicine and help people find a suitable herbal medicine for the treatment of specific diseases.

Conclusion: This article also exhibits the scope for further process in the development of new natural substance for the management of several diseases.

Keywords: Medicinal plants, antidiabetics, anticancer, antihypertesion, phytoconstituents, herbal medicines.

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