Drug discovery from medicinal plants.

  title={Drug discovery from medicinal plants.},
  author={Marcy J. Balunas and A Douglas Kinghorn},
  journal={Life sciences},
  volume={78 5},
Current research in drug discovery from medicinal plants involves a multifaceted approach combining botanical, phytochemical, biological, and molecular techniques. Medicinal plant drug discovery continues to provide new and important leads against various pharmacological targets including cancer, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer's, malaria, and pain. Several natural product drugs of plant origin have either recently been introduced to the United States market, including arteether, galantamine, nitisinone… CONTINUE READING
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