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Title: Ethnic remedies against snake bite from Kotia hills of Vizianagaram district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Authors: Naidu, M Tarakeswara
Babu, N Chandra
Venkaiah, M
Keywords: Snake bite;Ethnomedicine;Kotia hills;Vizianagaram district
Issue Date: Jun-2013
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. cl. (2011.01)−A61K 36/00
Abstract: The paper provides information about the treatment of snake bite by tribal people of Kotia hills of Vizianagaram district. The ethnomedicine comes from 17 plant species belonging to 17 genera and 14 families of Magnoliophyta. The tribal inhabitants of the study area largely constitutes of Mannedora, Kondadora, Jatapu and Savara. The documentation of these medicinal plants against snake bite reveals that these ethnic people are still dependent on local vegetation for their life care.
Page(s): 194-196
ISSN: 0976-0512 (Online); 0976-0504 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJNPR Vol.4(2) [June 2013]

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