What is Herbal Medicine?

Herbal medicine is known to stand alone as well as be incorporated into various medical systems. It is an approach to wellness and healing which uses plant or plant-derived preparations to treat, prevent, or cure various health conditions and ailments. Although it does not have a specific point of conception, it is estimated that 80% of the world's population relies on medicinal plant preparations for their primary healthcare needs, according to the World Health Organization. Despite the extensive use which can be attributed to the use of plants in traditional medicinal systems, our knowledhe of the platns and their values remain largely unexplored.