An Overview and Approach towards Herbal Drug Research in Ayurveda
Danga. S.K., Chetan Gulhane, Babita Singh, Ahuti Rai and Sarve R.N.
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Herbal medicine is the main component of the traditional system of medicine. In earlier times the Ayurveda Physician (Vaidya) were themselves collecting herbs and other ingredients for treating the patients and were used to prepare the medicines required to patients. In many communities and regions herbal medicine is an available, affordable, effective and culturally-acceptable health care modality. According to Ayurveda, a drug should have all the qualities with many properties and having ability of preparing its many formulation without disturbing the basic properties. Efforts should be made to upgrade the research capability of standardisation & quality control of herbal medicines & it is also become necessary to prove the efficacy of various Ayurvedic formulations on modern scientific parameters.