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Ethnopharmacological Note: A polyherbal formulation for the treatment of anemia, coughs, pain, and loss of appetite
Md. Istiqur Rahman, Mahfuza Ripa, Md. Shahadat Hossan, Mohammed Rahmatullah

Abstract
Traditional medicinal systems, instead of the “one drug – one therapy’ approach of allopathic medicine, usually takes a holistic approach, which may encompass polyherbal formulations along with diet and various forms of exercise regimens. The use of polyherbal formulations may be to give a synergistic effect or to negate any particular adverse effect of the primary plant with the use of secondary plant(s). It is to be noted in this regard, that traditional medicines are generally plant-based. Since any given plant can contain hundreds of pharmacologically active components, the beneficial therapeutic effects of the particular component(s) may be accompanied by negative or adverse effects of other components (s). We report here a novel polyherbal formulation for the treatment of anemia, coughs, pain, and loss of appetite.

Keywords: medicinal plants, polyherbal