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Title: Medicinal plants used by the tribal and rural people of Satna district, Madhya Pradesh for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases and disorders
Authors: Dwivedi, S. N
Dwivedi, Sangeeta
Patel, P C
Keywords: Medicinal plants;Tribal and Rural people;Satna district;Madhya Pradesh;Gastrointestinal diseases
Issue Date: Feb-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.7 A61K 35/78, A61P 1/00
Abstract: Gastrointestinal ailments are very common among the people of our country and tribals believe that it is a root cause for the occurrence of several other diseases. Modern synthetic medicine has so far not produced any effective curative drug. It only gives temporary relief. However, traditional herbal medicines have a better remedy for the diseases of digestive system. In the present paper herbal preparations used for gastrointestinal disorders by tribal and rural people of Satna district, Madhya Pradesh has been discussed. An effort is also made to correlate modern uses and activities of plants with the plants used by tribals and rural people for the curative purpose of gastrointestinal disorders.
Page(s): 60-63
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.5(1) [January-February 2006]

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