A review on potential medicinal herbs as health promoters

  • Anil B Badnale Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India
  • Vikram S. Sarukh Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India
  • Yogesh P. Nikam Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India
  • Amol V. Supekar Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India
  • Sandip. S Khandagale Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Abstract

Nature has been a source of medicinal agents for thousands of years and a moving number of modern drugs have been isolated from natural sources they have plays an important role in the treatment and management of different diseases. The practice of herbal medicine has existed since prehistoric times as the primary source of medicine. In recent technology has very much advanced, herbal medicines still show and are finding exceptional acceptance in both the developing and the developed countries due to their natural origin and lesser side effects.  Traditional herbal remedies as alternative medicine play a significant role. Ginger has an Antiviral effect, Antioxidant effect & Anti-inflammatory effect given. Garlic is an ayurvedic medicinal herb that has been widely used as a medication and as a taste enhancer of the food. In traditional remedies, coriander was used for the relief of gastrointestinal conditions. Turmeric shows different biological activities such as Anti-inflammatory, Anti-viral, Anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, Anti-bacterial, Antiarthritis, Anti-diabetic, Fennel shows carminative and stimulant activities as well as spasmolytic activity due to its volatile and non-volatile compounds. Cardamom is used as a home remedy it helps cure various ailments like indigestion, nausea, headache, etc. Clove is a flavouring agent, antibacterial, stimulant, carminative, fragrant, and antiseptic. It's also used as an antiemetic and an anodyne. Dentists use clove oil to sterilize root canals and as an oral anesthetic. Cinnamon is used in coughs and colds, In brief, the information on medicinal herbs will be helpful to create more interest in this medicinal species by defining novel pharmacological and clinical applications and it may be helpful in developing new drug formulations in the future.


Keywords: Medicinal herbs, health, Ginger, Garlic, Coriander, Turmeric, Clove, Cinnamon, Fennel, Cardamom

Keywords: Medicinal herbs, health, Garlic, Ginger, Coriander, Turmeric, Clove, Cinnamon, Fennel, Cardamom

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Author Biographies

Anil B Badnale, Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Vikram S. Sarukh, Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Yogesh P. Nikam, Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Amol V. Supekar, Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Sandip. S Khandagale, Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

Abasaheb Kakade College of B. Pharmacy Bodhegaon, Ahmednagar 414503, Maharashtra, India

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Badnale A, Sarukh VS, Nikam YP, Supekar AV, Khandagale SS. A review on potential medicinal herbs as health promoters. JDDT [Internet]. 15Jun.2022 [cited 1Jul.2022];12(3-S):225-9. Available from: https://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/5496