It was found that herbal medicines are can be useful in medicine by three ways. It can be used directly or the extracted forms for their natural chemical constituents. Another one, they can serve as agents in the process of producing drugs. And last one, the organic content of the natural plant can serve as the model of medicine. That’s why herbs is one of the most efficient alternatives that can be used.
The rainforest helps maintain and regulate the continuous recycling of water that filter to the rivers, and lakes without this it would be more droughts, it supports air quality and helps trees absorb carbon dioxide and produce H2O. It also provides wood, fiber and fuel and it is also important to indigenous communities supplying fresh water, wild foods,wild fisheries and wood for fire and building. People who live near the rainforest also hold a somewhat cultrue or spiritual bond giving them a sense of
Which is why I believe it is important for schools to study ancient and indigenous religions. The reason being is because we can learn so many things from our past. It doesn't matter whether it is our own religions past or a random stranger’s religions past, we can all benefit as individuals and a society by studying ancient and Indigenous religions. When studying the past we learn how overtime our community has changed and developed for both good and bad reasons. For instance by studying the Ancient Inca religion we know their land was very important and significant to them and how that caused many wars.
in medicinal plants were reviewed by Lovkova et al., (2001). Henceforth, because of such an eminent significance several medicinally important plants are grown in domestic gardens, few are cultivated as crops, through single cropping or intercropping technique and hardly in the form of plantation crops (Padua et al., 1999). Countries like India exhibit approximately several herbal industries and a plenty of unregistered herbal industries that rely on constant supply of therapeutic plants for synthesis of herbal plants origin formulations prepared on the basis of Indian Systems of Medicine. Apart from industries, significant amount of therapeutic herb resources are also utilized in conventional health care practices at the domestic level by healers and practitioners (Maiti,
Given the increased use of traditional medicines, there are possibilities that would ensure its successful integration into a public health framework should be explored. This paper discusses some of the links between biodiversity and traditional medicine, and addresses their implications to public health. We explore the importance of biodiversity and ecosystem services to global and human health, the risks which human impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity present to human health and welfare. In this review a total of 14 diseases have been included which particularly affects the major three organs i.e liver, gastrointestinal tract infections and lungs. By comparing the plant species recorded to cure these diseases with available pharmacological
Our Mother Nature stands as an inexhaustible source of therapeutic agents for thousands of years and a remarkable number of modern medicines find their origin in natural products. Although modern medicine system has steadily developed over the years by scientific and observational efforts of scientists, the basis of its development remains rooted in traditional medicine and therapies prevailing throughout the world for thousands of years, which continue to provide mankind with new remedies. Natural products, including plants, animals and minerals have been the basis of treatment of human diseases. The plants based herbal drugs are currently in great demand all over the globe as they imply safety in contrast to the synthetic modern medicines
Bio-materials are not a separate class of materials. Rather, they are common materials - naturally occurring or synthetically manufactured - that are deemed suitable for use in living organisms in general and humans in particular. Polymers, metals and ceramics are all examples of common biomaterials that are used in day to day medical procedures without complications. Sometimes, naturally occurring proteins such as collagen are also used as bio-materials with slight modifications, if required. Bio-materials have lots of uses in the field of medicine.
The methods described for seed preservation is to mix the seeds with ashes and it was also suggested that the seeds should be exposed to the medicated smoke which can serve as an antimicrobial agent. ‘Padpavivaksa’ elucidate the tree biology and it was believed that the plants have life and senses, the main difference between plants and human that the tree has its head rooted deep in the earth, and the branches spread in the air on the other hand; man keeps his head high up and walks on his branches, his legs. It was also believed that plants and trees also suffer from hunger and pain (Ramacharan, 1984). The life in plants was later scientifically certified by J C Bose. The ‘Niscana Vidhi’ describes various methods of irrigation and the effect and use of fertilization.
It is believed that the natural ingredients found in tea are responsible for keeping the brain active and increasing the level of consciousness in us. For many years, tea has been considered by various civilizations as advantageously healthy. It contains several unique components such as antioxidants, polyphenols, flavonoids and others. The final product is composed of extracts from leaves of a tree called Camellia sinensis. The leaves are processed and cured using different methods such as drying, steaming and fermentation.
The organic agricultural production of Nepal has a relatively short history. Adoption of organic farming is quite slow, market for organic products is not well developed. Nepal has no available market statistic still yet. There is a growing trend to consume organic products among urban consumers from places where they could get an assurance about the quality of the products. The market features of organic products in Nepal show that it is still in the "formative stage" of the product life cycle.