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Title: Ethnomedical study among <i style="">Savaras</i> of Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh
Authors: Rao, VLN
Busi, BR
Rao, Ch Seshagiri
Bharathi, K
Venkiah, M
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Medicinal plants
<i style="">Savara</i>
Andhra Pradesh
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b style="">Int.Cl: </b>A61K36/00, A61P1/08, A61P1/14, A61P1/16, A61P13/00, A61P13/02, A61P15/00, A61P15/02, A61P17/00, A61P19/00, A61P29/00
Abstract: The study was carried out on ethnomedical practices among <i style="">Savara</i>, a primitive tribal population of Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh. The paper provides data on 14 medicinal plants used by <i style="">Savaras</i> for curing various ailments along with their local names, method of preparation and mode of administration. The ethnomedical system among <i style="">Savaras</i> is quite diverse and the local knowledge is used mostly in primary healthcare. The vast traditional knowledge present among <i style="">Savaras </i>is mostly attributed to their cultural framework.
Description: 166-168
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(1) [January 2010]

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