Pros And Cons Of Synthetic Medicine

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Diseases that are system oriented or infectious disorders challenge human health, with the advanced diagnostic and imaging techniques, identification of diseases (minor and major) has become easier. Appropriate precaution and treatment facilitate the long living of human beings with good quality of life. To treat the systemic illness, as well as the infectious diseases drug treatment is necessary. Drugs can be derived from synthetic chemicals as well as plant and animal origin. The pros and cons of synthetic drugs are taken in to consideration. Synthetic drugs are created in laboratories and causes unacceptable side effects. Herbal drugs are thought to be effective because people have been using them for thousands of years and are reporting…show more content…
turmeric (Curcuma longa) is an anti-inflammatory, anti- arthritic, anti-cancer and antiseptic agent ; milk thistle (Silybum marianum) possess anti oxidant and liver tonic activity; ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) is a adaptogenic, anti ageing, anti depressant for alzheimer and cardio tonic agent ; St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) acts as an anti depressant and in sleep disorder; Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) possess antiviral, antiinflammatory, antioxidant and hepatoprotective properties and anti-ulcer effects.(Petrovska,…show more content…
It is used in the treatment of passive diarrhea either alone or in combination with cinnamon or opium (Nidhi dubey et al, 2009). The bark of Acacia catechu in combination with other drugs is prescribed for snake bite The seeds of the plant are reported to possess hypoglycemic activity when tested in vivo. Acacia catechu also shows hypotensive effect The decoction of bark mixed with milk is taken to cure cold and cough (Gunindro et al, 2013). Acacia catechu is useful as a topical agent for sore gums and mouth ulcers.This agent has been commonly used in India as an ointment for indolent ulcers. Other uses include arresting nose bleeds and acting as a contraceptive. Chronic gonorrhea can be treated with an infusion of catechu (Qadry,

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