6th Edition of
International Conference on

Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Plants

Theme: Medicinal Plants: Modifying Contrast in Health Care System

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Event Location

Amsterdam, Netherlands

16 years of lifescience communication

Performers / Professionals From Around The Globe

Tracks & Key Topics

Pharmacognosy 2018

ABOUT CONFERENCE

Euroscicon invites all the participants from all over the world to attend 6th Edition Of International Conference  On Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Plantsduring April 16-17, 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.

 This Pharmacognosy program includes the dissertation of providing statistics of physical, biological and chemical properties of drugs and products that are obtained from natural source. This deals with all the parameters of medicinal, traditional and also herbal plants. Natural products from different plant sources will be discussed with their analytical designs.

The Toxicological consequences of plants and products obtained by natural source are examined by the anticipation of plants called phytomedicine .This phytotherapy acts as a key in prevention of toxicological and adverse effects of plants. An advanced and modern techniques are initiated which helps in plant research many innovative plant extraction methods were developed  which helps in other streams like genetics, plant science, genomics. The extraction method also plays a main role in formulation and standardisation of natural products including plant medicine.

There is a strong market for herbal medicinal products in Europe. Market research report includes that Netherlands ranks third as a near-term, export destination for U.S. health IT according to the International Trade Administration’s 2015-2018 Health IT Top Markets Report.   In the absence of continued investments, healthcare spending is estimated at 18% of GDP in 2020.  The   costs can be reduced to 5.3% of GDP.  Annual savings of $3.2 billion are expected as a result of the effective use of IT-tools while unnecessary hospitalization and deaths will be reduced by 50%.

Sessions/Tracks

Track 1: Natural Products of Medicinal Interest

A body that is derived from the natural source by the plants and other living organisms is named as natural product. These are prepared by chemical combination of both the semi and total amalgams. The term natural product was been prolonged for trade purpose for cosmetics and weight loss supplements and also for prevention of tumours and infections, cancer and diabetes etc. Natural products of more than 50% are approved by FDA.

The global botanical and plant-derived drug market was valued at $21.4 billion in 2011 and should reach $22.1 billion in 2012 and the total market value is expected to reach $26.6 billion in 2017 after increasing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.7%.

Track 2: Traditional Medicine

The combination and sum of the skills, practices, beliefs, remedies, superstitions and experiences that are prolonging since the previous generations, cultures to prevent and to cure a disease and also other mental problems and its symptoms is named as traditional medicine. When Traditional medicine competes with modern medicine, traditional medicine has minimal side effects and Traditional medicine is also long lasting.

The global herbal supplements and remedies market is projected to reach US$115 billion by 2020, driven by growing adoption of preventive care as a safe strategy to improve health .Asia is poised to be fast increasing market with CAGR of 9% over analysis period.

Track 3: Pharmacognosy

Material Medica is an initial name of Pharmacognosy which is a complete and detailed study of physical, chemical and biological properties of substances that are derived from natural sources like plants and other living things. The substances that are derived from natural sources are known as Crude Drugs. This study acts as an important link between pharmacology and medicinal chemistry which also plays a vital role between ayurvedic and allopathic systems of medicines.

The global market for botanical and plant-derived drugs was valued at $23.2 billion in 2013 and $24.4 billion in 2014. This entire market is expected to reach $25.6 billion in 2015 and nearly $35.4 billion by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from 2015 to 2020.

Track 4: Analytical Methods for Natural Products

The Analytical methods  for natural products focusses on recently developed techniques with well and sophisticated features of analytical instruments namely HPLC,  UV ,Infra red and NMR spectroscopy and others etc.,  this analytical methods  are applied for the evaluation and quality control of raw materials and also the end products from natural sources. These analytical techniques are of importance in the standardisation of plant-based and multi-component formulations.

The global market for botanical and plant-derived drugs was valued at $23.2 billion in 2013 and $24.4 billion in 2014. This entire market is assumed to reach $25.6 billion in 2015 and apprx. $35.4 billion in 2020 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from 2015 to 2020

Track 5: Toxicological Studies Of Plant Products      

A complete and a detailed study of  biological, physical, chemical or any miscellaneous factor that effects  any part of the  living organism is known as toxicity and the study of these adverse effects  on living organisms such as plants, animals etc., is known as Toxicology.

The global in vitro toxicity testing market was valued at $4 billion in 2011 and more than $4.9 billion in 2012. This market is estimated to reach nearly $9.9 billion in 2017, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.7% for the five-year period, 2012 to 2017.

Track 6: Phytomedicine            

It is a therapy given to plants to maintain their health and to eradicate the diseases and symptoms causing to them is phytomedicine.It is also known as Plant medicine. Phytomedicine is used as an anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, analgesic, sedative. It acts as a major link between Phytotherapy and Phytopharmacology. In Phytomedicine, plant medications are chosen to secure the body's own particular capacities and resistant framework.

The global market for botanical and plant-derived drugs was valued at $23.2 billion in 2013 and $24.4 billion in 2014 simultaneously. This perfect market is expected to reach $25.6 billion in 2015 and approximately. $35.4 billion in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from 2015 to 2020

Track 7: Phytochemistry           

The substances with a chemical moiety are derived from plants known as phytochemicals. The detailed study of these phytochemicals is called as phytochemistry which describes the structures of large number of secondary metabolic compounds which are observed in plants. It consists of wide range of organic substances that are accumulated by plants and which further deals with the chemical structures, biosynthesis, metabolism, distribution and biological function of the substances.  

Herbal drugs were standardised based on the chemical and biological activity profile is an important prerequisite for acquiring the herbal market. The global market for botanical and plant-derived drugs was valued at $24.4 billion in 2014. This broad market is expected to reach approx. $25.6 billion in 2015 and nearly $35.4 billion in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from 2015 to 2020.

Track 8: Plant Biotechnology and Tissue Culture      

The selection of methods and developments that are applied for the growth of plant organs, cells, tissues in a nutrient medium under optimal sterile conditions is named as plant tissue culture and the utilisation of these living organisms and also other biological products for the manufacturing and production of the drugs is termed as biotechnology. A hard beginning for the rapid development and enactment of biotechnology in agriculture was provided by achievements in plant tissue culture.

The global market for agricultural biotechnology reached $29.2 billion in 2016. This should reach $32.1 billion in 2017 and $53.7 billion in 2022, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.8%.

Track 9: Innovative Plant Extraction Methods           

Extraction process is the pre liminary step for plant research because the preparation of crude extracts from plants is the starting point for the isolation and purification of chemical constituents present in plants. As the traditional techniques require longer extraction time thus running a severe risk of thermal degradation for most of the phyto-constituents. Novel extraction techniques such as microwave assisted extraction (MAE), supercritical fluid extraction (SCFE), accelerated solvent extraction (ASE), etc., had given the significant research attention.

These plant and medicinal products is expected to grow at the fastest rate of CAGR of over 12.0% from 2014 to 2020 due to great demand for therapeutic solutions and increase in Research and Development R&D.

Track 10: Applied Plant Sciences

Plant science refers to the botanical science which   merges with the study of anatomy, taxonomy and also the morphological and physiological characters of plants. This plant science includes the study of various other branches such as developmental geneticsmolecular genetics, proteomics, genomics, cell biology and other branches of biology. This plant science will increase the use of gene technology in agriculture.

The global market for agricultural biotechnology reached $26.4 billion in 2013 and $27.8 billion in 2014. This market level is expected to reach $46.8 billion in 2019, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.0% over the next five years.

Track 11: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

The treatments that are used along with standard medical treatment but these are not considered as standard treatments are complementary medicines. In other case, if a non traditional practice was used instead of conventional medicine are considered as alternative medicines.  Acupuncture, massage, herbs are the qualities of   complementary and alternative medicine.

The report of this is expected to generate a revenue of USD 196.87 billion by 2025, as per the latest report by Grand View Research, Inc. Factors such as the increase in adoption of alternative medicine by people combined with the government initiatives of a number of key countries to enhance reach is expected to help in expansion revenue generation avenues.

Track 12: Applications of Natural Products                                                                

These natural products play a critical role in identification of numerous medicines .A huge number  of anti-infectives are based on natural products. The constituents of these natural products helps in numerous drug discovery. The pharmacological activity of these products are of therapeutic benefit in curing diseases.

The global market for botanical and plant-derived drugs was valued at $23.2 billion in 2013 and $24.4 billion in 2014. The complete market is expected to reach $25.6 billion in 2015 and nearly $35.4 billion in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from 2015 to 2020.

Track 13: Natural Products in Medicines

A figure that is derived from the natural source by the plants and other living organisms is named as natural product. These natural products play a vital role in health care and curing of diseases. Atropine which is obtained from atropa belladonna, acts as a CNS stimulant. According to a recent survey conducted by WHO, about 121 drugs are from natural sources which are derived either directly or indirectly from plant.

The global market for botanical and plant-derived drugs was valued at $23.2 billion in 2013 and $24.4 billion in 2014. The entire market is expected to reach $25.6 billion in 2015 and nearly $35.4 billion in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from 2015 to 2020.

Track 14: Analytical Techniques in Phytochemistry

The substances with a chemical moiety are derived from plants known as phytochemicals. The detailed study of these phytochemicals is called as phytochemistry. These phytochemicals have protective and disease curable properties. Some analytical techniques are applied to know the concentration of these chemical constituents such as namely SpectroscopyChromatographyX-Ray Crystallography are the technique that helps in detection and study of phytochemicals.

The global market for botanical and plant-derived drugs was valued at $23.2 billion in 2013 and $24.4 billion in 2014. Complete market is expected to reach $25.6 billion in 2015 and nearly $35.4 billion in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from 2015 to 2020.

Track 15: Standardization of Herbal Drugs

The verification or the testimonial of a drugs identity, purity and quality determination and also to detect the adulterant is termed as standardisation of herbal drug. This standardisation process includes various techniques like physical, chemical, biological and its morphological observations of the drugs.

With the high increase in the use of herbal medicines worldwide and the rapid expansion of the global market for these products, the safety and quality of medicinal plant materials and herbal medicinal products have become a major concern for health authorities, pharmaceutical industries and the public. The global botanical and plant-derived drug market was valued at $21.4 billion in 2011 and should reach $22.1 billion in 2012. Total market value is expected to reach $26.6 billion in 2017 after increasing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.7%.

Track 16: Formulation and Manufacture of Plant Medicines

Many traditional herbal medical practices have been discovered for the diagnosis, prevention and cure for various diseases. The formulation and manufacturing of these plant medicines involves some processes such as extraction process which is the basic step for plant medicine formulation. After the extraction the solvent is merged with certain excipients and blended to obtain suitable dosage form. Evaluation tests were performed for desired medicament.

According to Global market Analysis, it is estimated that herbal market will reach to $107 billion by end of 2017. This shows that Ayurveda is one of the most spectacular expressions of medication practiced throughout the world.

Track 17: Clinical Pharmacognosy and Aromatic Medicinal Plants

The interaction of the  pharmacognosy  with  modish  chemical and biological techniques, and application of them in a clinical setting, has been  led  to the Clinical Pharmacognosy .This clinical pharmacognosy is capable of  dealing with the Kampo medicine which is a traditional medicine of Japan. This plays a vital role in analysing standardising and also determines the medicines containing evidence of natural health products. The plants that produce a large amount of aroma and fragrance are aromatic plants these are used in perfumes and pharmaceutical industries. Synthesis of wide range of chemical compounds which performs major biological functions is named as medicinal plants.

Track 18: Natural Products in Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Cancer can be prevented by the use of drugs and other medications which reduce the risk of cancer but preventing a disease by use of drugs may probe for side effects. As natural products are of major interest as chemo preventive agents due to their low toxicity profiles. These natural products constitute a large number of vitamins, minerals and also dietary supplements, probiotics which acts as nutritional therapeutics and also as bioactive components of food.

 Track 19: Marine Drugs

The marine environment is a source of both biological and chemical entities. The drugs formulated through this marine source are called marine drugs. Marine drugs constitute high amount of therapeutic values. The process of developing and production of these drugs from sea is marine drug chemistryMarine drugs are mostly used in prevention of cancer.

The global market for marine-derived drugs was around $5.3 billion in 2012. This global market is forecasted to reach $8.6 billion by 2016 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5% for the five year period of 2011 to 2017.

Track 20: EthnoPharmacology

The study of medicines such as herbal, folk medicines and their usage in different culture groups, ethnics especially indigenous people. Ehnopharmacology views at sources of chemical agents and their storage and applications by different communities of people. The use of these active chemicals may serves to remove the toxic compounds and concentrates the active compound. Ethnomedicine includes herbal or traditional medicines followed by various people and their use of plants, microorganisms, minerals etc.

Track 21: Medicinal Plant Chemistry

The subject that deals about the chemistry of plants such as physical, chemical and biological properties and their structure activity relationship is termed as medicinal plant chemistry. The active constituents present in these medicinal plants helps to cure diseases. The medicinal plants derived drugs work same as pharmaceutical drugs but less prone to side effects 

Market Analysis

There is a strong market for herbal medicinal products in Europe. Market research report includes that Netherlands ranks third as a near-term, export destination for U.S. health IT according to the International Trade Administration’s 2015-2018 Health IT Top Markets Report. In the absence of continued investments, healthcare spending is estimated at 18% of GDP in 2020. The costs can be reduced to 5.3% of GDP.  Annual savings of $3.2 billion are expected as a result of the effective use of IT-tools while unnecessary hospitalization and deaths will be reduced by 50%.

Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Plants

According to GIA, the herbal supplements and Remedies Market is projected to reach US $115 billion by 2020, driven by the growth adoption of preventive care as a safe and effective strategy to improve health and wellbeing. Europe represents the largest market worldwide.

Ayurveda:

Ayurveda has established its position around the globe as a unique healthcare system. According to world ayurvedic market analysis and trends report 2016-2025 market is projected to grow CAGR. of 16.0% by next decade. The study focuses on market trends, leading players, supply chain trends, technological innovations, key developments, and future strategies.

An organisation was formed in Europe named as European Ayurveda Medical Association. It organises an unit namely EUROCAM which includes both complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).  Since 1993, the European Academy of Ayurveda has been contributing to development by supporting international exchange and research projects .The Rosenberg European Academy of Ayurveda was founded by Kerstin and Mark Rosenberg in 1993. It is a charitable organization mainly funded by students trainings and patients treatment fees, as well as by a relatively small amount of tax-deductible donations. As a non-profit organization for universal health and education, REAA follows social purposes rather than economic ones. Places namely Austria, Spain, Germany, Bulgaria, Jersey, UK are rich in ayurvedic   preparations in Europe.

Herbal Plants and Products :

Herbal products are glorious in Europe. Increased demand for herbal and botanical products in multi-formula include herbal supplements, herbal preparations, and finished herbal products that contain active ingredients which are derived from plant materials., is one of the major factors driving the market growth. The developing belief in the use of organic and natural products is estimating to effort market growth over the coming years. Regulatory authorities such as the European Directive on Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products by the European Union (EU) and WHO by the U.N are regulatory bodies hiring guidelines and rules related to the content of herbal ingredients in the supplement.

Total global herbal market is of size 62.0 billion dollars, in this European union is the biggest market with the share 45% of total herbal market. Europe dominated the global herbal medicine market on account of increased dispersion of global players concerned with the manufacturing of herbal supplements. The prosperity of obtaining approvals for herbal medicines and guidelines stated for the production and testing of these products is expected to expand the herbal medicine market growth in Europe. The estimation is that the global market for herbal products is expected to be $5 Trillion by 2050.

Natural Products :

The global market for botanical and natural drugs was valued at $23.2 billion in 2013 and $24.4 billion in 2014. This aggregate market is expected to reach $25.6 billion in 2015 and nearly $35.4 billion in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from 2015 to 2020.

Natural products are derived from plants and minerals that are traced from nature which are free from chemicals and pesticides. The market in Europe is perceiving an increase in expenditure on natural and organic products. Currently, this section accounts for approximately 23-25% of the market. European consumers are spending more for natural products on average 36.4 euros in Europe and 53.7 in the European Union. European countries also have the chief organic market shares: Denmark has the prime with 8.4 %; Switzerland, the natural product market share is 7.7 % and Luxembourg with 7.5 %. In Europe, there were almost 350,000 organic producers (European Union: 270,000), 60,000 organic processors and almost 3,700 organic importers. It was assumed to be growth at CAGR of over 9% from 2015-2019.

Plants used for Medicinal Purposes

 MEDICINAL PLANT

PURPOSE

Basil

Appetite

Chamomile

Skin inflammation

Echinacea

Flu

Johnny-jump-up

Eczema

Lavender

Antiseptic

Lemon Balm

Insomnia

Feverfew

Migraine

Marigold

Sunburns

Parsley

Bad breath

Catnip

Nervous system

Foundations of Pharmacognosy

Diseases cured by Herbal Plants

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