Ethnopharmacology

Ethnopharmacology is a study or comparison of the traditional medicine practiced by various ethnic groups, and especially by indigenous peoples. The word ethnomedicine is sometimes used as a synonym for traditional medicine. Ethnomedical research is interdisciplinary; in its study of traditional medicines, it applies the methods of ethnobotany and medical anthropology. Often, the medicine traditions it studies are preserved only by oral tradition. Scientific ethnomedical studies constitute either anthropological research or drug discovery research. Anthropological studies examine the cultural perception and context of a traditional medicine. The purpose of drug discovery research is to identify and develop a marketable pharmaceutical product. Ethnopharmacology of Medicinal Plants is the field of drug discovery from plants and offers stimulating, thoughtful, and critical information that should contribute in some way to the scientific progress of ethnopharmacology and to the discovery of drugs. It emphasizes the fundamental importance of the precise observation of the use of each medicinal plant, combined with pharmacological experiments and its botanical classification, and provides the base for a new theory of ethnopharmacology, Pharmacology is the branch of science worried with the investigation of medication action, where a medication can be extensively characterized as any man-made, characteristic, or endogenous (from inside body) atom which applies a biochemical and additionally physiological impact on the cell, tissue, organ, or living being (some of the time the word pharmacon is utilized as a term to envelop these endogenous and exogenous bioactive species). All the more particularly, it is the investigation of the associations that happen between a living life form and chemicals that influence typical or anomalous biochemical capacity. In the event that substances have therapeutic properties, they are considered pharmaceuticals.

Number of People doing Research on following topics in 2018 across globe:

Acupuncture – 550000;  homeopathic remedies – 22200; herbal medicine – 60500; herbal products - 12100; homeopathy – 246000; natural remedies – 40500; herbal plants – 49500; chinese herbs - 14800; herbs - 246000; herbal supplements - 33100; herbal remedies - 14800; nature medicine - 40500;natural supplements - 8100; herbalist – 22200; healing herbs – 22200; homeopathy treatment – 8100; chinese medicine – 49500; ayurvedic products – 9900; Ayurveda  - 450000; ayurvedic medicine – 74000; ayurvedic treatment - 14800

Most happening conferences:

HERBAL MEDICINE 2018; HERBALS SUMMIT 2018; ACUPUNCTURE 2018; YOGA & NATURAL THERAPIES 2018; NATURAL MEDICINE 2018; CAM 2018; NATURAL MEDICINE CONGRESS 2018

 

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