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People are using herbal medicines from centuries for safety, efficacy, cultural acceptability and lesser side effects. Plant and plant products have utilized with varying success to cure and prevent diseases throughout history. Written records about medicinal plants date back at least 5000 years to the Sumerians and ancient records are suggested earlier use(More)
Information about the occurrence of antibiotic substances in bryophytes and the medicinal use of bryophytes are sporadic, particularly in India, in comparison to developed countries. Despite of a long history of medicinal use of bryophytes by various tribal and local communities across the world, their significant utilization in medicines is still a dream(More)
The genus Evolvulus consists of small herbs or under shrubs distributed in the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world. Two species of this genus have been reported from India, viz. E. alsinoides L. and E. nummularius L. (Convolvulaceae). Both the species are traditionally being used as nerve tonic and for the treatment of skin diseases. The(More)
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