There is a need for a ready reference book on important Indian herbs being used in our country since ancient times for country since ancient times for various purposes Viz., medicinal remedies, cosmetics, toiletries, perfumery, fumigatories, insecticides, ornamentals and various other human needs, besides the basic requirement of food, shelter and clothing. The main idea is to present this exhaustive date on Indian herbs according to their prevalent Hindi or Sanskrit name and follow it with their equivalent Latin botanical name, which is used universally all over the world. This will help readers who are keen to know the authentic botanical name of a herb/herbs being used for a specific purpose, india for centureis. People with a scientific rationale are going herbal globally and have realized the advantages of coming back to natural products. The basic information given in the book will be a ready reference to whoever is in need of this information, whether it be for a home-made remedy, a cottage industry, or a large commercial venture, specially the pharmaceutical industry as each plant is a potential chemical factory of unlimited possibilities. The book is an attempt to add valuable information to our ethnobotanical knowledge on the plant wealth of India.