what are medicinal crops?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    The medicinal crops are the crops grown commercially to yield the products medicinally use full.These products may be secondary metabolites of these plants or the whole plant or its parts may be used.E.G- Ferula narthex(asafoetida.)resin is medicinally useful.Santalum album(sandal wood)wood is useful.Aloe vera(aloe plant)Mucilage in the stem,leaves is usefull.

  • 1 decade ago

    a medicinal crop would be a crop of an edible plant or herb of some sort grown for or to relieve or prevent certain ailments that mankind is known to suffer from. some examples are, echcinacia, golden rod, wormwood, st johns wort, and gin sing, there are many many more.

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