• Shweta R. Sharma


Medicinal plants continue to play a dominant role in the healthcare system for a large proportion of the world's population, and this is especially true in developing countries, where herbal medicine has a long history of continuous use. In both industrialized and developing nations, the development and recognition of medical and financial aid for these plants is on the rise. Medicinal plants have played a crucial role in the growth of human culture. Medicinal plants have always been at the forefront virtually of all civilized cultures as a source of medicine. Medicinal plants are considered to be the rich resources of traditional medicines, and many modern medicines are produced from these plants. Medicinal plants have been used for thousands of years to treat health disorders, to add flavor, to preserve food and to prevent disease epidemics. Generally speaking, the secondary metabolites produced by plants are responsible for the biological characteristics of plant species used worldwide. In diverse situations, microbial growth is controlled by products derived from plants. We provided a general overview of the medicinal plants in this assessment.