In this article the role of herbs in Tuberculosis have been compiled based on their availability as commonly used household remedies such as spices, condiments, fruits, vegetables, flowers etc and other herbs based on their effectiveness in inhibiting Mycobacterium. tuberculosis both normal or multidrug resistant strains or their ability to prevent anti tuberculous drug induced adverse effects such as hepatotoxicity. The herbs or formulations which have relevance to tuberculosis andscientifically evaluated invitro or invivo in animal models or in clinical studies and found to have positive effects have been included in this compilation.
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