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Journal of Plant Biochemistry & Physiology

Journal of Plant Biochemistry & Physiology
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9029

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Varsha Kesavan

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  • Review Article
    A Review on Therapeutic Potential of Artemisia nilagirica
    Author(s): Bedadyuti Mohanty, Sarika Puri and Varsha KesavanBedadyuti Mohanty, Sarika Puri and Varsha Kesavan

    In the modern world of therapy, medicines are in major short of new treatments. It can take many years for a new drug to get through the research and development pipeline to be available in the market and the cost is enormous. And the growing drug resistance caused by the misuse of medications, has rendered several antibiotics and other life-saving drugs useless. Both these trends mean that scientists and pharmaceutical companies are urgently looking for new drug sources and are increasingly turning their eyes to traditional medicine. Major population (80%) in countries of Africa and Asia depends on traditional herbal treatments for their primary health care needs. When adopted outside of its traditional culture, traditional medicine is often called alternative medicine. Artemisia nilagirica which is locally known as ‘Indian wormwood’ belongs to the Asteraceae family and i.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-9029.1000205

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