There are more than 450000 different plants present in the world. Among these approx. 67400 plants are medicinally used, of which about 20,000 plants are available in India alone. This checklist is the first effort of its type to prepare a working list of names of all these 67400 medicinal resources found on the Earth. These natural medicinal resources are categorized under Algae, Fungi, Lichens, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms.
This book can be considered as a pre-requisite for the voluminous “World Herbal Encyclopedia” which is a multi- voluminous extensive collection of medicinal plants used in different traditional medicinal systems across the globe. It is an achievement for all medicine systems along with Ayurveda. It describes the origin of names of different medicinal plant families along with external features of the plants, experimental pharmacological studies, chemical constitutions, medicinal properties of plants and various medicinal uses which are popular across the world along with the modern researches in respective areas.
It is an achievement for all medicine systems along with Ayurveda. Hence, this book will open new vistas for modern research on the unexplored medicinal plants; as till date there is no such in-depth publication which covers almost all medicinal plants available on the earth.
Publisher :- Divya Prakashan
Author :- Acharya Balkrishna
Pages :- 1700
Cover :- Hardbound