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Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Science
Year : 2018, Volume : 8, Issue : 4
First page : ( 179) Last page : ( 184)
Print ISSN : 2231-5640. Online ISSN : 2231-5659.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2231-5659.2018.00031.0

A Review on-Herbs in Anticancer

Miss. Sawant Rutuja*, Miss. Baghkar Aloka, Miss. Jagtap Sanjukta, Miss. Harad Lina, Miss. Chavan Anagha, Mrs. Khan Nilofar A., Mrs. Yevale Rupali P., Dr. Kale Mohan K.

Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy and Research Institute, Karjat

*Corresponding Author E-mail: rutu0712@gmail.com

Online published on 25 December, 2018.

Abstract

Cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in our bodies that can lead to death. Cancer is a leading cause of mortality in the world and it's the cause of more than 20% of all deaths. The major problem in the cancer chemotherapy is the toxicity of the established drugs. Some of the natural product extracts are capable of preventing or inhibiting the process of carcinogenesis. Thousands of herbal and traditional compounds are being examine by many searchers worldwide to validate their use as anti-cancerous drugs. Medicinal plants and their use in various traditional systems of medicine are indeed awe-inspiring. General public consider herbal remedies to be safe, as it causes less side-effects and less likely to cause dependency. Various dietary agents that interfere with these stages of cancer, thus blocking malignancy and thus Cancer induction, growth, and progression are multi-step events and numerous studies have beendemonstrated. Fruits and vegetables contains untapped reservoir ofvarious nutritive and non-nutritive phytochemicals with potential cancer chemo-preventiveactivity. Plants have been used for treating diseases since time immemorial. More than 50% of modern drugs in clinical use are of natural products. Study is required to determine the efficacy of these plant products in treating cancers in humans.

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Keywords

Cancer, Medicinal plants, Traditional systems.

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