About the Book
In the recent era, people have again started developing an immense interest in natural medicines to prevent and manage their ailments for several reasons, including the high cost of conventional medications, drug resistance, and a minimal range of drugs for certain diseases. The emerging utilization of different herbal medicines from the general public all around the globe has intensified the need to provide more literature regarding their uses and safety evaluations. ‘Herbs for Longevity and Vitality’ is just a little effort to discuss the uses of ten commonly used herbs. There is a vast ground for research and authentic literature in regulatory affairs of herbal medicines in different countries, including Pakistan and this book will provide some basic knowledge regarding herbs and their uses, initiating a chain of literature for giving information about herbal medicines to the general public and healthcare professionals.
About the Author
Dr. Mehwish Iqbal graduated from Hamdard University, Pakistan, in 2015 with the specialty of Eastern Medicine and Surgery. She has a Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical management from Dow University of health sciences. Dr. Iqbal is a registered complementary and alternative medicine practitioner, medical content writer, product development and research advisor of the phytopharmaceutical industry, having the experience of working in various hospitals, clinics, and pharmaceutical industries since 2015. She is the first Dubai Health Authority (DHA) licensed Pakistani doctor of Complementary and Alternative medicines serving now in one of the well-known healthcare facilities in Dubai.