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Title: Folk medicine used for common women ailments Adivasis in the eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh
Authors: Ratnam, Venkata K
Raju, Venkata R R
Keywords: Folk medicine;Adivasi;Eastern Ghats;Andhra Pradesh;Chenchus Tribes;Ethnomedicine
Issue Date: Jul-2005
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. C1.7: A61K35/78, A61P13/06, A61P15/00, A61P15/02, A61P29/00
Abstract: The paper deals with 25 little known plant crude drugs belonging 16 plant families used for leucorrhoea and rnenorrhoea, the common ailments in women prevalent in tribal communities inhabiting the Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh. Of 25 plant species, 2 are used for menorrhoea, 7 for leucorrhoea and rnenorrhoea and 16 species are used only for leucorrhoea.
Page(s): 267-270
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.04(3) [July 2005]

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