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Herbal Drugs: Ethnomedicine to Modern Medicine - ReadingSample

  title={Herbal Drugs: Ethnomedicine to Modern Medicine - ReadingSample},
  author={S. Balachandra Dass and Meeta Mathur},
The therapeutic use of herbs is as old as human civilization and has evolved along with it. The vast majority of people on this planet still rely on their indigenous system of medicine and use herbal drugs. The Indian and Chinese systems of medicine are well established with written records going back around 3000 years. Medicinal plant drug discovery continues to provide new and important leads against various pharmacological targets including cancer, malaria, cardiovascular diseases and… 



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