"The interest in medicinal plants and edible plants of medicinal value is fast
growing, worldwide. Though the classical textbooks on Ayurveda, the Indian traditional
health-care system, provide detailed and authentic information on these plants' medicinal
and health values, there lacked scientific validation. Recent researches have shown that
these plants cure many a disease or arrest the onset of many chronic diseases including
cancer, and incredibly contribute to human well-being, sans any side efffect.
This volume thus showcases popular medicinal and edible plants, collating the findings
of more than 300 research and review articles, scientifically validating the traditional
beliefs of their medicinal and health-care efficacy. It should be of immense use to
scientists, medical professionals, health-care industry and the actual users."