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Title: Ethnomedicinal practices among Khonds of Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh
Authors: Rao, V L N
Busi, B R
Rao, B Dharma
Rao, Ch Seshagiri
Bharathi, K
Venkaiah, M
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Medicinal plants
Khond tribe
Andhra Pradesh
Issue Date: Apr-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/12, A61P1/16, A61P15/04, A61P25/08, A61P39/02
Abstract: The paper provides information on 11 medicinal plants belonging to 10 families, used by Khonds for treatment of various ailments. The local names, method of preparation and administration of medicine are mentioned. Khonds largely depend on herbal medicines for primary healthcare and the prevalent ethnomedical system is attributed to their cultural framework.
Page(s): 217-219
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(2) [April 2006]

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