Indopathy for Neuroprotection: Recent Advances

South Indian Medicinal Herb: An Extensive Comparison of the Neuroprotective Activity

Author(s): Pratistha Singh*, Ashutosh Kumar* and Anil Kumar Singh

Pp: 168-185 (18)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815050868122010011

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


Medicinal Plants have secondary metabolites containing various phytoconstituents. Traditionally, medicinal plants are used in several diseases like cancer, diabetes, neurodegenerative disorder, etc. Flavonoids, Tannin, Phenols, Phenylpropanoids, Isoprenoids, and alkaloids are present in several medicinal plants, which play a very important role to promote health benefits and defensiveness for other disorders. Neurological disorders are prone to the elderly and difficult to treat. Several medicinal plants have been recognized as beneficial in neurological disorders. Various types of plant extract and formulations are present in ancient texts, which are effective in such disorders and should be explored scientifically to mitigate neurodegenerative disorders. In this chapter, we will focus on South Indian medicinal plants which are effective in neurological disorders or have neuroprotective properties. 

Keywords: Anti-oxidant, Medicinal plants, Neuroprotective activity, Secondary metabolites, South India.

Related Journals
Related Books
© 2024 Bentham Science Publishers | Privacy Policy