Contribution of poisonous plants in herbal remedies

Surekha D. Salgar, Md. Rageeb Md. Usman, Gautam P. Vadnere, Santram Lodhi, Kranti D. Patil
2018 Journal of Pharmaceutical and BioSciences  
According to their mode of action, poisons are broadly classified into three groups; these three broad groups are sub-divided on the basis of their effect on the body, type of composition, etc., which are available in the literature [3] [4] [5] and summarized as shown in Figure 1 . Figure 1: Types of poison in clinical point of view Classification Plant toxins are classified based on their structural and chemical properties. They are grouped into alkaloids, glycosides, tannins, proteins,
more » ... s, proteins, oxalates, enzyme inhibitors, antivitamins, phytoestrogens, volatile etheric layers, and photosensitizing substances. [1, [5] [6] [7] [8] • Alkaloids include indole alkaloids, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, tropane alkaloids, opium alkaloids, vicine and covicine alkaloids. ABSTRACT The aim of this study concludes that toxic medicinal plants have some medicinal values. Certain precautions about those plants are enough to use these toxic plants as medication purpose. Since plant toxins show many useful effects, they can be used in treating respective diseases. They can be modified to show better affinity and efficacy. Poisonous, medicinal plants are used for various ailments. This study reveals that wide numbers of phytochemical constituents have been reported from various medicinal plants which possess pharmacological activities, herbal remedies, and other important medicinal properties. This information is the most important for pharmaceutical companies could formulate drug.
doi:10.31555/jpbs/2018/6/2/18-35 fatcat:fgi2hmuopnf3jctld5xpuu2qnu