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|Title:||Local health wisdom of rural women using medicinal plants|
|Keywords:||Local Health Traditions|
|Series/Report no.:||<b>Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>: </b>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 <i style="">ukaali</i> made of different ingredients like <i style="">dhania</i>, clove, <i style="">tulsi</i>, black pepper, <i style="">jaiphal</i>, ginger and <i style="">misri</i> .Whereas, for diarrhoea, the traditional treatment comprised of taking curd and <i style="">isab</i>, and mixture of<i style=""> harad </i>and <i style="">jaiphal</i>. Dysentery is treated by various herbs and ingredient like <i style="">khejadi</i>, <i style="">maroda phali</i> and <i style="">isab</i>. Skin diseases are treated by taking bath with <i style="">neem</i> leaves and malaria is treated by <i style="">tulsi</i> leaves and cloves, chewing young leaves of <i style="">neem</i>. <b style=""></b>|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.09(2) [April 2010]|
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