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Drug plants of India

V. S. Agarwal

Drug plants of India

by V. S. Agarwal

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Published by Kalyani Publishers in Ludhiana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicinal plants -- India.,
  • Plants, Useful -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [813]-820) and index.

    StatementV.S. Agarwal.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (x, 820 p.) 32, 8 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages820
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18767346M

    Ram Singh, Geetanjali, in Natural Products and Drug Discovery, Abstract. Medicinal plants have always played a pivotal role as sources for drug lead compounds. Early humans, driven by their instinct, taste, and experience, treated their illnesses by using plants; hence, the history of medicinal plants is as long as the history of humans. The book helps unveil the farmer, not to glamorize those who grow drug plants but to show the deep historical, cultural, and economic ties between farmer and crop. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Throughout history almost all traditional indigenous societies have used psychoactive substances derived from plants in religious and healing rituals.

    The herbal plant, cannabis, has a long and continuous history in India. The plant has lived in stories of gods and warriors for thousands of years and continues to live today. Open mobile menu.   The drug is processed into derivatives like heroin today, while the flowers can be turned into a potent tea. Afghanistan is the largest producer of opium poppies. Production levels have remained high even with present day anti-drug beliefs and middle-eastern political turmoil. 7. Blue Lotus. Blue lotus was a favorite amongst ancient Egyptians.

    Medicinal plants, also called medicinal herbs, have been discovered and used in traditional medicine practices since prehistoric times. Plants synthesise hundreds of chemical compounds for functions including defence against insects, fungi, diseases, and herbivorous us phytochemicals with potential or established biological activity have been identified. Plants have medicinal value too along with ornamental purpose. Indians and Chinese have been using plants as medicines to treat wounds and pacify the inflammation. The ancient science of Ayurveda and Yoga relies heavily on these plants to treat major conditions, from pain management to weight management and everything in between.


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Drug plants of India: Root drugs [V. S Agarwal] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : V. S Agarwal. Eban’s book is full of hair-raising accounts of visits by US FDA regulators to manufacturing plants in India where fraud, insanitary conditions and deliberately poor standards of manufacturing.

In her book, Eban spoke of an FDA consumer safety officer who traveled to India in to inspect a generic drug manufacturing plant. In an excerpt that appeared in. Facing looming drug shortages, the U.S. finds itself at the mercy of China, which has threatened to cut active drug ingredients.

India, which has. bestselling book, Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom (Ecco/Harper Collins May, ). The book takes readers into the overseas manufacturing plants where the majority of our low-cost generic medicine is made.

It reveals endemic fraud and dire conditions in an industry. A chemist works at a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant on the outskirts of Mumbai. Drug makers in the country have come under fire for shoddy manufacturing and falsifying data.

Culture of ‘Bending Rules’ in India Challenges U.S. Drug Agency. Reddy’s Laboratories’ plants in south India. 10 went to drug factories in India and 16 in China. Drug-plant resources of central India. New Delhi: Today & Tomorrow's Printers & Publishers, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: R C Srivastava.

Generic drugs amount to 90% of all prescriptions filled in the U.S., most of them made in plants in India and China.

Generic drugs can be more affordable, but in her new explosive book “Bottle. A catalogue of Indian medicinal plants and drugs: with their names in the Hindustani and Sanscrit languages by Fleming, John, d.

Pages: The program succeeded in exposing endemic fraud and dire conditions in India's drug manufacturing plants. It allowed the FDA to punish errant companies and restrict the importation of their products.

Indian Medicinal Plants An Illustrated Dictionary With PicturesofCrudeHerbs medicine, as a companion volume of my earlier book EncyclopediaofIndian The drug exhibits immunological activity.

It augments antibody in animals. EtOH (%) File Size: 7MB. MUMBAI, India U.S. regulators have banned 11 drugs made at an Indian drug manufacturing plant from entering the United States over safety concerns.

During his 27 months in India, of the 38 drug plants he inspected, Mr. Baker found fraudulent or deceptive data in 29 of them. As he worked, other investigators learned from his techniques. This Book Describes Some Commonly Used Medicinal Plants Of Uncertain Botanical Identity.

With The Increased Public Interest In The Use Of Herbs To Treat Ailments, Many Spurious Plants Are Being Used In The Manufacture Of Ayurvedic Medicines. This Is Sometimes Owing To Ignorance And In Other Cases, An Attempt By Unscrupulous Manufacturers Taking Advantage Of This s: 3.

Starling discovered that the brand-name anti-rejection drug Brown had been taking, called Prograf, had been switched for a generic manufactured in India. Eban is the author of a book called.VG/VG Very good hardcover-INDIA printing, volume 1, pages, same book- in dustjacket with minor wear from shipping & binding typical of Indian publishers 'This detailed treatise is written for botanists, chemists and biologists as companion volume to 'Glossary of Indian Medicinal Plants' by Chopra, Nayar and Chopra '.