Potential medicinal plants for CNS disorders: an overview

@article{Kumar2006PotentialMP,
  title={Potential medicinal plants for CNS disorders: an overview},
  author={Vikas Kumar},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={20}
}
  • Vikas Kumar
  • Published 1 December 2006
  • Medicine
  • Phytotherapy Research
Although very few drugs are currently approved by regulatory authorities for treating multi‐factorial ailments and disorders of cognition such as Alzheimer's disease, certain plant‐derived agents, including, for example, galantamine and rivastigmine (a semi‐synthetic derivative of physostigmine) are finding an application in modern medicine. However, in Ayurveda, the Indian traditional system of medicine which is more than 5000 years old, selected plants have long been classified as ‘medhya… 
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