From time immemorial man has been interested in trying to control diseases. The medicine man and herbalist undertook in various ways to cure man's disease and bring relief to the sick. Herbs are considered food for the Body. They are valuable sources of natural medicine, Vitamins, minerals and photochemicals that have a remarkable history of curative effects, when used under the supervision of an experienced and knowledgeable practitioner are generally safe and do not produce side effects. Sensing this demand, the articles of this book have complied to help the biologists and also the herbalist to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments. This book will cater to the immediate needs of the students, researchers, faculty members and pharmaceutical industries in India and abroad.