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Drug Discov Today. 2009 Oct;14(19-20):992-8. doi: 10.1016/j.drudis.2009.06.014. Epub 2009 Jul 9.

Herbals in the control of ageing.

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G.H.G. Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana 141104, India. vkkuips@yahoo.com

Abstract

The significance of herbals and herbal products is gaining worldwide recognition. The concept of complementary or alternative medicine is becoming much more widely accepted, and there is an increasing belief in the efficacy of herbal remedies. Recently, the role of herbal drugs, herbal products and certain phytochemicals in the control of ageing has been documented using modern scientific approaches. This review pulls together such studies and critiques the efficacy and value of herbal medicines in the control of the ageing process.

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19596462
DOI:
10.1016/j.drudis.2009.06.014
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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