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Title: Additions to the traditional folk herbal medicines from Shekhawati region of Rajasthan
Authors: Katewa, S S
Galav, P K
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Indigenous knowledge
Medicinal plants
Rajasthan
Shekhawati region
Meena
Sansi
Nut
Gadulia lohar and Gurjar tribes
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/08, A61P1/10, A61P1/16, A61P5/00, A61P5/50, A61P11/00, A61P11/06, A61P11/14, A61P13/00, A61P13/02, A61P13/06, A61P15/00, A61P15/06, A61P15/14, A61P19/00, A61P19/08, A61P21/00, A61P29/00, A61P31/00, A61P33/00
Abstract: During the exhaustive ethnomedicinal survey of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, information on 40 more traditional herbs have been collected. Mode of administration, plant part(s) used and dosages given is also noted. The source of information is based on the personal interviews with local physicians practicing Indigenous System of Medicine, shepherds, Sadhus or holy men and experienced, aged tribesmen and women. Out of 40 herbs, 12 have the property of curing gastrointestinal related ailments, whereas 11 have the property of curing respiratory tract infection and related ailments.
Page(s): 494-500
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(4) [October 2006]

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