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The World of Plants

Plants as Food

Medicinal plants are the plants with medicinal properties, which are used to fight with certain diseases and to increase the overall immunity of body. It is said that eating certain plant products such as amla, aloe vera, wheat grass, etc. on regular basis prevents the body from various diseases.

Chinese have been using plants for medicinal purposes since 3000 − 4000 BC. In India, the history of using plants for medicinal purposes can be traced back to Vedic period.

About two thousand years ago, great Indian physician named Charaka studied medicinal value of plants. Today also plants are used as a part of many home remedies as they are used to fight minor illnesses such as cough, cold, stomach ach…

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