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Title: Ethnoveterinary practices in Jajpur district of Orissa
Authors: Satapathy, KB
Keywords: Ethnoveterinary practice
Medicinal plants
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.7: A61K35/78, A61P1/04, A61P1/10, A61P1/14, A61P1/16, A61P17/00, A61P18/00, A61P29/00
Abstract: Domestic animals comprise the most important part of agricultural economics of Jajpur district of Orissa. Farmers in inaccessible countryside of the district still depend upon plants for curing various animal ailments. Plants of ethnoveterinary importance have been recognized by the folk through a process of experience over hundred of years. The paper deals with 88 plant species belonging 46 families and 86 prescriptions for veterinary medicines in use among tribes and atribes of Jajpur. Ailments covered in the paper include anorexia, bad taste of mouth, bronchitis, cold and cough, colic pain, conjunctivitis, constipation, cracks in palate, cracked nipples, diarrhoea, dysentery, dyspepsia, dysuria, fever, filariasis, flatulence, foot and mouth disease, galactorrhoea, indigestion, mastitis, mump, peptic ulcer, scabies, stomachache, throat infection, yoke wound, swellings, etc. Plants enhancing the milching capacity as well as those adding to the strength and vigour of the livestock have also been included.
Page(s): 338-343
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.09(2) [April 2010]

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