Therapeutic orchids: traditional uses and recent advances--an overview.

@article{Hossain2011TherapeuticOT,
  title={Therapeutic orchids: traditional uses and recent advances--an overview.},
  author={Mohammad Musharof Hossain},
  journal={Fitoterapia},
  year={2011},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={
          102-40
        }
}
Orchids have been used as a source of medicine for millennia to treat different diseases and ailments including tuberculosis, paralysis, stomach disorders, chest pain, arthritis, syphilis, jaundice, cholera, acidity, eczema, tumour, piles, boils, inflammations, menstrual disorder, spermatorrhea, leucoderma, diahorrhea, muscular pain, blood dysentery, hepatitis, dyspepsia, bone fractures, rheumatism, asthma, malaria, earache, sexually transmitted diseases, wounds and sores. Besides, many… CONTINUE READING
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