Use of plant based drugs and chemicals for curing the various ailments specific to women is as old as human civilization. Plants and plant-based medicaments are the basis of many of the modern pharmaceuticals we used today for our various ailments. Nearly 80% of the world populations rely on the traditional medicines for primary health care, most of which involve the use of plant extracts. Many traditional herbal remedies have also been utilized as aids in various gynecological problems arise in females. The present paper gave an overview on the uses of medicinal plants for the treatment of gynecological problems and it was concluded that they are effective alternative to allopath medicine.
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Shikha Srivastava, Nidhi Mishra. Medicinal Herbs Used For Gynecological Problems: An Overview.
Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2009; 1(3): 177-181.