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Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
  Year: 2011 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 8 | Page No.: 867-883
DOI: 10.3923/ajava.2011.867.883
A Review on the Recent Advances in Pharmacological Studies on Medicinal Plants; Animal Studies are Done but Clinical Studies Needs Completing
Muhammad Sarwar, Idress Hamad Attitalla and Mohammad Abdollahi

Abstract:
There is a growing focus on the importance of medicinal plants and traditional health systems in solving the health care problems of the world. Use of plants as a source of medicine has come to new developing world from ancient practices. In this study, the most recent studies published in experimental advances in medicinal plants during January 2010 to April 2011 have been reviewed to indicate the extent of advances using ASCI database. Most of studies addressed antioxidant effects of medicinal plants followed by antimicrobial, anti-diabetic anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, antifungal and anticancer properties. Fabaceae was found to be the most abundantly studied family with a total of eleven studied plants, followed by Lamiaceae, Combretaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Leguminosae, Malvaceae, Asteraceae, Apocynaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Rubiaceae, Zingiberaceae, Apiaceae, Compositae, Anarcadiaceae, Acanthaceae, Asciepiadaceae and Rutaceae. In spite of the fact that tremendous efforts were done by the researchers by providing an alternate with minimum side effects, easy accessibility and excellent compatibility, future clinical trials and standardization are still desired as an important steps in drug discovery.
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How to cite this article:

Muhammad Sarwar, Idress Hamad Attitalla and Mohammad Abdollahi, 2011. A Review on the Recent Advances in Pharmacological Studies on Medicinal Plants; Animal Studies are Done but Clinical Studies Needs Completing. Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 6: 867-883.

DOI: 10.3923/ajava.2011.867.883

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajava.2011.867.883

COMMENTS
24 July, 2011
Farhad Mirzaei:
this is a tremendous work ,my Ph.D work was efficacy of polyherbal supplementation on dairy goat performance and now I am conducting some These on this issue.
 
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