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Review Papers | Plant Physiology and Botany | India | Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023
Drug Collection Methodology, Ancient View, Current Perspective-A Review
Mallya Suma V | Bingi Ashok
Abstract: Medicinal plant collection is most discussed, scientific topic mentioned in texts of Ayurveda. Acharyas have given utmost importance for collection practices of herbal drugs from quality, preservation of chemical constituents, sustainable utilization, maintaining balanced eco system and many other facts. Around 80000 species of plants are in use in herbal medicine throughout the world. For the survival of herbal medicine plants are major tools either in the form of food or medicine. Sustainable harvesting and collection practices are most essential to perpetuate the tradition.
Keywords: Ayurveda, chemical constituents, collection practices
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023,
Pages: 1625 - 1628