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Medicinal Plants have pharmacological and toxicological values and where the research part includes the extract the essential elements from the plants. All plant parts such as leaves, flowers, fruits, roots and stem bark contains the medicinal elements.
Medicinal plants are the future for pharmaceutical industries. As per the world statistics Phytomedicines are coming to equal in prominence with orthodox medicines. It is interesting to note that many cardioprotective principles are not going to clinical trials and then ultimately to pharmacies. Caution is some medicinal plants are becoming endangered species.
Aromatic plants are the plants contained with aromatic compounds for example essential oils which are volatile at room temperature. Produced essential oils are volatile, odorous, hydrophobic and highly concentrated compounds.
Aromatic and Medicinal plants produce essential oils, dyes, cosmetics where they are mostly cultivated for industrial need and remaining are available at local forests. Many International government bodies are cultivating by their own to use those medical values in their pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.