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Safety of medicinal plants

  title={Safety of medicinal plants},
  author={I. Haq},
  • I. Haq
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • SUMMARY The last decade has witnessed a great revival of interest in the use of herbal medicines both in the developed as well as developing countries. Almost 50% of the medicines we use today are derived straight from plants and 25% of t he p rescription drugs have their genesis of tropical plants*. According to WHO, 80% of the world population rely c hiefly on p lant based traditional medicines s pecially for their primary health care nee ds. The common belief based on tradition, that… CONTINUE READING

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