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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 12, Issue 5 (2023)

Harnessing the potential: Exploring the significance of nutraceuticals in the medicinal plant industry

Author(s):

Silna Benny, Mariya John, Josmy Johny, Helna Francis, Remya Dev Renjith, Revathy EB and Mary Sebastian

Abstract:

The utilization of medicinal plants for therapeutic purposes has a rich history dating back centuries. In recent years, the focus has shifted towards nutraceuticals derived from medicinal plants, which offer a promising avenue for promoting health and well-being. This article aims to explore the significance of nutraceuticals in the medicinal plant industry, shedding light on their potential benefits and applications. We delve into the unique characteristics of nutraceuticals, their extraction and formulation processes, and their diverse mechanisms of action. Furthermore, we discuss the increasing demand for nutraceutical-based products and the implications for the medicinal plant industry. The article also addresses the challenges and opportunities associated with nutraceutical research, including quality control, standardization, and regulatory considerations. This comprehensive overview provides valuable insights into the field and paves the way for further advancements in nutraceutical research and the sustainable utilization of medicinal plants.

Pages: 40-44  |  696 Views  398 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Silna Benny, Mariya John, Josmy Johny, Helna Francis, Remya Dev Renjith, Revathy EB and Mary Sebastian. Harnessing the potential: Exploring the significance of nutraceuticals in the medicinal plant industry. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2023;12(5):40-44. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2023.v12.i5a.14717

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