JAIPUR: In a unique blend of traditional concepts and scientific aspects of medicine, a newly set up modern Unani health centre here is offering authentic, time-tested treatment systems to patients of serious diseases who have lost hopes from prolonged therapies of other medicinal streams.


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Environmental organisations have said that medicinal herbs are being openly looted from Mullaiahnagiri, Bababudangiri, Kemmangundi and Chandrdrona hill range.

A press release from environmental activist G Veeresh said that the plants from these hill have been in great demand from time immemorial and hence district administration and forest department should take steps to conserve the same.

In Bangladesh, due to population pressure, deforestation and changes in landuse patterns, many species of both flora and fauna have become extinct and many more are threatened and endangered. In addition, the country will face serious consequences of biodiversity loss from the global climate change.

SILCHAR, May 4: The Forest Department of Cachar has decided to plant herbal plants on 400 hectares in the Dholai area of the district for which the first installment of Rs. 60 lakh has been sanctioned by the state government. This was revealed at the meeting of the District Development Committee held in the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner of Cachar today.

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Healthy ecosystems play a vital role in providing food and clean water, controlling infectious diseases, absorbing wastes, regulating climate and are the source of much of the cultural,

A US-based university has found medicinal values in vegetables grown in Karnataka.

Studies conducted over two decades at Texas A&M University show that consumption of carrot, onion, chilli and lemon grown in Karnataka can reduce the risk of cancer.

With the Patanjali Yog Peeth all set to open up in Solan district, Himachal is fast emerging as a herbal state as one crore herbal and medicinal plants are being planted under the

This is a WHO monograph on selected medicinal plants describing their quality control and use. It contains two parts: the first provides pharmacopoeial summaries for quality assurance purposes; and the second describes the clinical applications of the plant material.