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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Issue 3 (2021)

Review of herbal plants used in the treatment of skin diseases

Author(s):

Patel Hemangi Hareshbhai

Abstract:
Maintaining healthy skin is important for a healthy body. The acceptance and recognition of herbal medicine is increasing day by day. Many medicinal plants are used to treat diseases such as eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo, cellulitis, herpes, cancer etc. Some wild plants and their parts are frequently used to treat these diseases. India has a rich folklore of medicinal plant on healthcare. A large number of formulations have been used in India for treatment of cuts, wounds, burns and various skin diseases. The use of herbal plants is as old as the mankind. Natural treatment is cheap and claimed to be safe. Herbal clinical research optimistically opens new therapeutic avenues. This review summarizes the published literature on 14 medicinal plants from different families and their uses in the treatment of skin diseases.

Pages: 349-356  |  2309 Views  949 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Patel Hemangi Hareshbhai. Review of herbal plants used in the treatment of skin diseases. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(3):349-356.

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