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Title: Traditional herbal medicines from Shekhawati region of Rajasthan
Authors: Katewa, S S
Galav, P K
Keywords: Ethnobotany
Folk Medicine
Medicinal plants
Shekhawati region
Traditional Knowledge
Tribals
Issue Date: Jul-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.7: A61K35/78, A61P1/06, A61P1/10, A61P7/04, A61P7/12, A61P11/10, A61P11/14, A61P13/02, A61P15/02, A61P15/08, A61P15/10, A61P15/14, A61P17/02, A61P19/02, A61P25/20, A61P33/10, A61P30/02
Abstract: Shekhawati region of Rajasthan specially the hilly tracts of Lohargal, Mansadevi, Khetri, Babai, Sakambari, Singhana and Harshnath areas are endowed with rich vegetation and the local people nicely learnt to use the area’s vegetation resources including health care. These people successfully treat many difficult diseases using plant-based medicines. Recent survey for ethnomedicinal plants among the people of these localities recorded the use of 48 species of dicotyledonous and 2 species of monocotyledonous plants. Different types of uses of the recorded plants are presented and discussed in the article.
Page(s): 237-245
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.04(3) [July 2005]

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