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Ten herbs for the future

Aloe vera
Leaf contains over 75 nutrients and 200 active compounds, including 20 minerals, 18 amino acids, and 12 vitamins. Its widely used in cosmetic industry.

Catharanthus roseaus
Contains more than 70 alkaloids, which includes ajamalicine, serpentine and reserpine. The anti cancer drug namely Vincristine and Vinblastine are produced from this plant.

Coleus forskohlii
Forskohlin, the alkaloid extracted from the roots of this plant is used against hypertension, glaucoma, asthma, congestive heart failures and certain types of cancers.

Phyllanthus amarus
Phyllanthus is an herbal medicine with anti-viral effect. It is used for treatment of Hepatitis, Jaundice, Gonorrhea, Frequent menstruation, and Diabetes. The demand for the drug will be high considering the rate of increase of Hepatitis B infection around the world.

Centella asiatica
The primary active constituents include Asiaticosides and Asiatic acid, which can improve the receptive capacity of mind. It also used in the treatment of skin diseases such as leprosy and for the commercial production of face creams and anti wrinkle creams.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
It’s demand (mainly flower) is increasing day by day since its widely used in herbal shampoo/hair oil and other cosmetic industry.

Gymnema sylvestris
It is often referred to as “sugar destroyer” and has blood glucose-lowering actions. It is commonly used as a remedy against diabetes mellitus.

Gloriosa superba
Its seed and tubers are used mainly for treating gout and rheumatism. It has high export market mainly as a source of Colchicine, which is used in the production of drug against Arthitis.

Phyllanthus emblica
Amla Fruit is rich with Vitamin C and Pectin. It is the principal constituent of the famous Ayurvedic restorative medicine called ‘Chayavan Prash’. In traditional Indian medicine, Amla is a critical component of ‘triphala’, a known ayurvedic formulation used as laxative and treating biliousness. Amla oil is widely used in cosmetic industry as Hair oil.

Chlorophytum borivilianum
Safed Musli is a potent herb whose root tubers have been in use for aphrodisiac and health promotion purposes. Reported to increase the semen volume and total sperm count. It also enhances the sexual desire and makes the act more pleasurable.

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