NEW DELHI: President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday expressed concern over climate change that was threatening the existence of several Indian herbs which are key ingredients in the traditional Ayurvedic system of medicine.

Jagadish Angadi

Siddhara Betta, around 12 kms away from Koratagere in Tumkur district, is a rocky hill with a temple and caves at the top. Siddhara Betta, which has historic importance, is surrounded by 15 to 20 hillocks.

Charanjit Ahuja

Chandigarh: After working for the preservation and protection of precious forest wealth, Himachal Pradesh has now come up with a novel afforestation scheme,

This article reports our attempt to explore the possible plants that could represent Sanjeevani - the mythical herb from the epic Ramayana. Our search was based on a set of criteria developed from the consistent details available from the epic on the names of the herb in different languages, its habitat, medicinal values and the ability to 'resurrect' life. Acccordingly, from an initial listof potential candidate species, we have filtered two species on which initial studies can be focused.

In a major initiative to make Himachal a herbal state of the country, Chief Minister PK Dhumal today launched the

Ananth Krishnan

BEIJING: Chinese doctors say they have found a herbal remedy for preventing and treating the A(H1N1) Influenza which is both more cost-effective and better resistant to the virus than the drug Tamiflu.

Herbal products could soon be prescribed by allopathic doctors (ABP) During a recent visit to the US, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh delivered an eloquent speech to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials on the medicinal properties of Indian Ayurvedic herbs. One official asked him:

AHMEDABAD: Rasool Vora (60) is a household name in 45 villages spread across Patan and Mehsana for his traditional knowledge in herbal medicine.

May 14: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has quashed an order passed by the Ranga Reddy district revenue authorities taking back the unutilised land from the Bathini Mrugasira Trust.

Eating broccoli sprouts may be an effective way to control the germ that causes most peptic ulcers and is strongly associated with stomach cancer, a small study has found.

Dietary Sulforaphane-Rich Broccoli Sprouts Reduce Colonization and Attenuate Gastritis in Helicobacter pylori