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Title: Ethnoveterinary medicine for treating livestock in eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh
Authors: Reddy, K N
Subbaraju, G V
Reddy, C S
Raju, V S
Keywords: Ethnoveterinary medicine;Medicinal plants;Eastern Ghats;Livestock
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61K36/00,A61P13/00, A61P15/00, A61P29/00, A61P31/00, A61P33/00, A61P43/00
Abstract: The paper highlights some commonly used ethnomedicines for domestic animals such as cattle, sheep and goat to treat anthrax, ephemeral fever and trypanosomiasis. The plant crude drugs used belong to 35 species of 35 genera representing 28 families of Magnoliophyta. The phytomedicine usually consisted of a sole drug or occasionally a principal drug with 2-4 aids. The species, family and vernacular names, plant-part used, drug preparation, mode and duration of administration, etc. gathered from the ethnic people of Chenchu, Koya, Konda reddi, Lambadas, Nukadora, Pojras, Savaras, Valmikis and Yanadis are reported. The information is expected to be of use for veterinary practices and herbal drug industry.
Page(s): 368-372
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.05(3) [July 2006]

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