Author(s): Dr. Sachchida Nand Yadav, Dr. Divya Rani and Dr. Kirti Mishra
Abstract: Among the sources of homoeopathic medicines vegetable kingdom is the major source. Compositae family is one of the largest plant family giving more than 60 medicines to homoeopathy. Plants of compositae family are important in herbal and folk medicine since antiquity. In homoeopathic system of medicine, medicines from Asteraceae family were used for shock, spasms, convulsions, traumas, bruises, liver and blood disorders, respiratory problems, fever, sepsis and worm infestations.