Medicinal plants have been used in the prevention, diagnosis, and elimination of diseases based on the practical experience of thousands of years. There is a pressing need to initiate and transform laboratory research into fruitful formulations leading to the development of newer products for the cure of diseases such as AIDS, cancer, and hepatitis

chapter 2|19 pages

Centella asiatica: From Ethnomedicinal Uses to the Possibility of New Drug Discovery

ByAbdullah Al-Nahain, Rownak Jahan, Taufi q Rahman, Md Nurunnabi and

chapter 4|18 pages

Saffron crocus (Crocus sativus): From Kitchen to Clinic

ByJosé Luis Ríos, Isabel Andújar

chapter 10|9 pages

Challenges for the Development of A Natural Antimicrobial from Essential Oils

ByMarta Cristina Teixeira Duarte, Renata Maria Teixeira Duarte

chapter 12|36 pages

Cultivation and Utilization of Medicinal Plants for Development of Products

ByPedro Melillo de Magalhães

chapter 13|26 pages

Essential Oils and their Products as Antimicrobial Agents: Progress and Prospects

ByJanne Rojas, Alexis Buitrago

chapter 16|10 pages

From Plant Collection to Lab and Market—Traditional Medicine in Northern Peru

ByRainer W. Bussmann, Douglas Sharon

chapter 17|22 pages

An Update on Plant Originated Remedies for the Medication of Hyperlipidemia

ByMert Ilhan, Ipek Süntar, Esra Küpeli Akkol

chapter 18|17 pages

Pharmacological Aspects of Tribulus terrestris Linn. (Goksura): Progress and Prospects

ByAnita Patil, Bipin D. Lade

chapter 19|15 pages

Vitex negundo: Bioactivities and Products

ByGauravi Agarkar, Priti Jogee, Priti Paralikar, Mahendra Rai