For too long there has been too much political interference in patient access to medicinal
cannabis, which is why we have been calling it political cannabis.
He said in preparation for this outcome, the Welsh Government should map out a system within the Welsh NHS whereby cannabis for medicinal
purposes can be made available via a prescription to those who could benefit.
Maricann said it plans to jointly develop with Lovell Drugs a patient and health care education program to assist the pharmacies in acquiring the requisite expertise to counsel patients on all aspects of medicinal
There has been significant shift in consumers preferences towards natural products which are made of medicinal
plant extracts as a result of the alarming side effects caused by the synthetic drugs which has led many drug manufactures to use more and more of plant extracts for the manufacturing of the medicinal
products for curing infectious diseases.
Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort is the main medicinal
material in the prescription medicine, which contains essential oils, alkaloids, phenolic substances, organic acids, phthalide lactones and other components .
The common medicinal
plants that are becoming endangered include Guggul ( Commiphora wightii), Katuki ( Picrorhiza Kurroa), Kuth ( Saussurea lappa), Jatamansi ( Nardostachys Jatamansi).
The age-old traditional values attached with non timber forest products (NTFPs) such as medicinal
plants have gained a tremendous importance in this century (Jabbar et al.
The government with legislation and economic policy measures seek to reduce and to have under control public spending for medicinal
Purpose of the event was to highlight the importance of modern research of medicinal
plants at local level and increase these plants production on mass level through local communities.
Up until the 18th century, the professions of doctor and botanist were closely linked and the first modern botanic gardens, founded in 16th century Italy, were medicinal
plant gardens attached to medical faculties.
Following the advent of allopathic medicine, other traditional medicinal
systems went into a rapid decline because of the efficacy of allopathic medicines in delivering quick results.
Such a knowledge forms the basis for a scientific phytotherapy and the use of herbal medicinal
products which have been fully recognized as medicinal
products by the European legislation.