Natural Products Insider is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Ayurvedic Botanicals: Traditional Remedies Find Modern Application

Ayurvedic Botanicals: Traditional Remedies Find Modern Application
One of India's ancient medical systems, Ayurveda dates back more than 3,000 years. Its customized therapeutic approaches rely on a variety of practices and ingredients, including herbs and herbal combinations. Some well-known botanicals used in Ayurvedic medicine include ginger, tulsi, turmeric, ashwagandha, Indian frankincense and amla. Despite its history of traditional use, Ayurveda is gaining more attention in clinical laboratories, where research on efficacy of ingredients is paving the way for increased application in Western markets.

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Many Ayurvedic herbs are adaptogens, helping the body adapt to stress and promoting well-being.
  • 2016 U.S. herbal sales data indicated boswellia, turmeric and fenugreek experienced large gains.
  • As botanicals are subject to contamination, supply chain integrity is vital to successful products.

 Underwritten By



Register to access this resource

Registering as a member of Natural Products INSIDER Digital will give you free access to premium content including digital magazines, webinars, whitepapers and more.