80 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Bronchial asthma is an inflammatory disorder of the airways characterized by dyspnea, airway inflammation and bronchial hyper responsiveness and is a global health problem. The disease results from a complex interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Bronchial asthma is one of the disabling respiratory diseases affecting approximately 7–10% of the world population. WHO has recognized herbal medicine as an essential building block for primary health care of major countries including India. In spite of advances in modern system of medicine, there are various areas like tropical diseases, herpes, AIDS, cancer, bronchial asthma etc., which still remain a challenge to present day drug therapy.