Govind Shivaji Ghongade, Apte Madhavi


Herbal drug is to be defined as the basically drug obtained from natural source to treat, diagnosis, and preventions of human health care purpose in modern science of life. In recent developed countries the use and applications of herbal drug has been use since the ancient times to human health care purpose. According to world health organization’s estimate that about 80 percent of human populations depend on herbal drug. Drug discovery from the medicinal plant has traditionally been lengthier and more useful than other drug discovery method of drug formulations. Herbal drug performs a major role of all the officially systems of health in India like Ayurveda, yoga, Unani, siddha, homeopathy and naturopathy. The present review also described the role and use of novel drug Delivery system in human healthcare and advance science of herbal technology. By using a different novel Delivery system one can easily develop the herbal drug formulations for effective and safety purpose of human health care

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