Plant elements are by far the most commonly used substances in TCM, ChemFaces's natural products are extracted from the many plants.
Natural products sometimes have pharmacological or biological activity that can be of therapeutic benefit in treating diseases. As such, natural products are the active components not only of most traditional medicines but also many modern medicines. Furthermore, because the structural diversity of natural products exceeds that readily achievable by chemical synthesis, and synthetic analogs can be prepared with improved potency and safety, natural products are often used as starting points for drug discovery.
If you are a planning to analyze a specific plant please look for our herbs display rack. It will inform you about common marker compounds for this herb.
Screening Library of Plants