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Title: Ethno-veterinary practices used for the treatment of animal diseases in Doda district, Jammu & Kashmir
Authors: Khateeb, Adil Masood
Khandi, Shafkat Ahmad
Kumar, Pranav
Bhadwal, MS
Jeelani, Rizwan
Keywords: Pastoralists;Indigenous technical knowledge;Animal treatment;Traditional healers
Issue Date: Apr-2015
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61D, A61K, A61K 36/00
Abstract: The study was conducted in the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir state (India) to create a database of the indigenous technical knowledge practices used by the pastoralists for the treatment of animal diseases. The data was collected with the help of a structured interview schedule through personal interview technique. Sixty indigenous technical knowledge practices were identified and documented. A total of 38 species of plants and ingredients used for treatment of 24 different ailments were documented. Of the total 60 documented remedies, 7 were for the treatment of diarrhoea, 6 for bloat, 5 for indigestion, 4 for wound healing, 3 each for fever, stomach ache, jaundice, liver problems, haematuria, internal injury and cough, 2 each for yoke gall, pneumonia, colic, anaemia and one each for dysentery, abscess, stomatitis, oliguria, pleuritis, vomiting, urolithiasis, constipation and abscess maturation.
Page(s): 306-312
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.14(2) [April 2015]

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