increasing trend in globalization, in the field of herbal medicine /
nutraceuticals, the people involved are exposed to newer plants and newer
species of same plants, sourced as they are from various parts of the world. The
primary step therefore for quality assurance becomes correctly identifying a
plant as a first step. All other parameters for testing become easier to control
and perform if correct botanical identity is established. This book therefore
fills an important and long felt need, providing color photograps of 869 plants,
providing the botanical name, family and vernacular names encountered in India.
the Authors – Narayan Das Prajapati is a well known medicinal plant
grower on large scale in India, also providing training to farmers, traders and
research institutions. He is a visiting faculty in various universities and
member of National Medicinal Plants Board of India, Govt. of India. Dr. S. S.
Purohit has been a guest scientist in universities of various countries,
having a 30 years teaching experience and is a well-known author of about 30
books and 125 research articles.