Invasive Alien Plants Valuable Elixir with Pharmacological and Ethnomedicinal Attributes
Use of herbal medicines is propagating day by day and several tribes still rely upon this green treasure against their ailments. Being unfortunate to the environment, invasive plants species hold supreme remedies that are unique. Besides ethnoremedial uses they embrace anticancerous, antidiabetic, antimicrobial, antitubercular and other pharmacological attributes in them. In the present review, authors aimed to compile the segregated ethnomedicinal information of invasive plant species. The literature study revealed a significant ethnoremedial importance of invasive alien weeds that may serve to establish a ground for future researchers to explore in pharmacognostic field with safe and natural drug resource.
Ethnomedicines, invasive species, medicinal plants, pharmacological attributes
Shaiphali Saxena | P. B. Rao