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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
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Publisher: CSIR
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>
Description: 289-293
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(2) [April 2010]

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