Herbs are used to satisfy our appetite since time immemorial. With their unique taste to appease and colors to attract the foodie, these are recognized as nutraceuticals in today's world for their unique properties of preventing oxidation of and slowing the aging process by scavenging the free oxygen species & stooping the metal induced membrane peroxidation. Polyphenol are a class of phytoconstituents of herbs which are reported to have antioxidant property. Various spices berries and fruits are rich sources of polyphenol. Avoiding junk food made of refined materials and including polyphenolic herbs can prevent the rapid introduction of aging Decrease in memory power is reported to be linked to lipid peroxidation of neuronal cells and low intake of the herbs can increase the risk of lipid peroxidation. Including profuse intake of herbs in diet can increase the level of antioxidant in blood and plasma this can prevent the loss of memory at a faster pace. Higher blood concentration of polyphenols can be achieved by administering novel targeted drug delivery system for memory loss and depression which can stop further loss of neuronal functions and save the rest of the activities. The polyphenols are isolated from herbs spices fruits berries nuts etc as these are present in nature in profuse amount. Future pharmacy industry relies on nature for drug discovery and that to polyphenol are a very special and important class of Phytochemical that can treat many diseases and can be developed as formulation and delivered in body by using modern drug delivery system.
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