Overview for Herbal Therapy for Ageing
Probably since time immemorial, the prevailing notion about ageing has been that it is an “inevitable consequence of time”. The longer you stick around on earth, the more the body decayed, Quite remarkably, both poets and scientists rely colorful literary tropes. Poets speak about time digging furrows into tender brows, and scientists proclaim the idea about the biological clock of ageing. Whatever the case may be, it is not a major leap in logic to see that events which occur in time exact a certain toll which account for the wear and tear on the body. Once this wear and tear goes on for long enough, one could say that progressive deterioration or ageing has occurred. Irrespective of the efficacy of the treatment, most of the treatments have been based on the use of plants and plants based products,
Irfan Ali Khan (Editor)
Dr. Irfan Ali Khan obtained his M.Sc. from the Alilgarh Muslim University and Ph.D. in Botany from the Osmania University, Hyderabad, specializing in Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr.Khan is the Director of Nawab Shah Alam Khan Centre for Post graduate Studies and Research (Affiliated to the Osmania University), Anwarul Uloom College Campus, Mallepally, Hyderabad. He teaches Post Graduate students and guides research scholars at this center. He has publsiehd 135 research papers in the reputed National and International Journals and is now panel of experts on mungbean for all countries of the South-East Asia and the Middle East. His name has been included in the Directory of contribution of Muslim Plant Scientists in India. Dr. Khan has been the editor of "frontiers in Plant Science", has edited twenty six reference books and has co-authored three text books with his wife, Dr. Atiya Khanum. He is a Fellow of the Indian Society of Genetics (F.I.s.G.).
Atiya Khanum (Editor)
Dr. Atiya Khanum obtained her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Botany from the Osmania University, Hyderabad. Dr. Khanum has worked on the ecology of two lakes of Hyderabad with special reference eto Planktonic and Mat-forming algal communities. She is Associate Professor and Head of the P.G. Department of Botany. Nawab Shah Alam Khan Centre for Post Graduate Studies and Research (Affiiated to the Osmania University), Anwarul Uloom College Campus, Mallepally, Hyderabad. She teaches Ecology, Environmental Biology and Phytogeography to the Post Graduate students at this center. She has published 34 research articles in reputed journals. Dr. Khanum has also co-authored three text books and co-edited nineteen reference books with her husband, Dr. Irfan Ali Khan.