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Title: Ethnoveterinary herbal practices used by the tribes in Bhiloda (West) forest range, Aravalli district of Gujarat, India
Authors: Punjani, Bhasker
Pandey, Vinod
Keywords: Bhiloda (West) forest;Ethnoveterinary medicine;Aravalli;Gujarat
Issue Date: Apr-2015
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61D, A62K
Abstract: Extensive ethnoveterinary surveys were undertaken during 2009-13 to document the folk herbal practices prevalent among the different ethnic groups for the treatment of ailments of livestock in some villages of Bhiloda (West) forest range, district Aravalli of Gujarat state. The first hand information collected by means of informal interviews, open ended questionnaire and crosschecked with herbal practitioners, etc. The present surveys revealed that 29 plants of 22 families of Angiosperms have been used by the tribes to cure about eleven ailments of livestock. The ethnoveterinary uses of plant parts of 12 species are recorded for the first time.
Page(s): 313-318
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.14(2) [April 2015]

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