Ethnopharmacology and drug discovery.

  title={Ethnopharmacology and drug discovery.},
  author={Bhushan Patwardhan},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={100 1-2},
Ethnopharmacology and natural product drug discovery remains a significant hope in the current target-rich, lead-poor scenario. Many modern drugs have origin in traditional medicine and ethnopharmacology. Traditional Indian Medicine - Ayurveda has a long history and is one of the great living traditions. Considerable research on pharmacognosy, chemistry, pharmacology and clinical therapeutics has been carried out on Ayurvedic medicinal plants. Several preclinical and clinical studies have… CONTINUE READING