Contents: Preface. 1. History of medicinal plants. 2. Introduction to meditional plants. 3. Importance and scope for cultivation of meditional plants in India. 4. Current trend of meditional plants. 5. Export of meditional plants. 6. Export of phytochemicals. 7. Description of important meditional plants of India. 8. Brief description of some other meditional plant. 9. The potentially active compound of medicinal plants. 10. Buyer of medicinal plants. 11. Some important nurseries located in India. 12. Important seed processing companies of India. 13. Selected references. 14. Glossary. 15. Annexure-1. 16. Subject index.
"Medicinal Plants for Health and Wealth is a new and timely entry in the arena of medical science, horticulture and Ayur Veda. This book provides fundamental information regarding medicinal plants and cure of many diseases. Valuable informations like description of the plants, their chemical constituents, part used and medicinal uses have been included in this book. The sketches of the described plants are given to help the readers to identify them correctly. This book is written in user-friendly language. Hope the students of Botany, Horticulture, Ayurveda, Pharmacy and medical science will find this handy reference of immense importance." (jacket)