Journal article Open Access
Olamilekan Lanre Awotedu; Paul Oluwatimilehin Ogunbamowo
Medicinal plants are quite safe, less expensive and have no or minimal ill effects, unlike conventional drugs. They are used effectively in the treatment of diverse medical complications, but the absence of proper authentication and standardization reduces its acceptability. Due to this, they are susceptible to adulteration and species can be substituted which makes people doubt their potency. Therefore, it is imperative to create a proper identification of herbal plants. The wrong usage of medicinal plants proceeds wrong identification.