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Title: Local health wisdom of rural women using medicinal plants
Authors: Verma, Arti
Singhal, Asha
Singh, Dheeraj
Keywords: Local Health Traditions
Ethnomedicine
Jaisalmer
Rajasthan
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P1/04, A61P1/08, A61P1/10, A61P1/16, A61P11/00
Abstract: The health traditions in which much of the practices are local and community specific are known as Local Health Traditions (LHTs). For cold and cough, the traditional treatments included ukaali made of different ingredients like dhania, clove, tulsi, black pepper, jaiphal, ginger and misri .Whereas, for diarrhoea, the traditional treatment comprised of taking curd and isab, and mixture of harad and jaiphal. Dysentery is treated by various herbs and ingredient like khejadi, maroda phali and isab. Skin diseases are treated by taking bath with neem leaves and malaria is treated by tulsi leaves and cloves, chewing young leaves of neem.
Page(s): 289-293
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.09(2) [April 2010]

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