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Title: Indigenous herbal remedies used to cure skin disorders by the natives of Lahaul-Spiti in Himachal Pradesh
Authors: Lal, Brij
Singh, K N
Keywords: Indigenous knowledge
Herbal remedies
Skin disorders
Lahaul-Spiti
Himachal Pradesh
Issue Date: Apr-2008
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P17/00, A61P17/02, A61P17/14
Abstract: The communication highlights the medicinal importance of some plants used to cure different skin disorders by the native people inhabiting Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Ethnomedicinal information on 18 plant species belonging to 14 families, used by the inhabitants for curing different skin disorders including boils and blisters, itching (allergy), skin infection, leprosy, skin eruptions, cuts and wounds, were recorded. Details regarding plant names, local names, family, mode of administration and ailments treated, for each species are reported.
Page(s): 237-241
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.07(2) [April 2008]

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