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Title: Some phytotherapeutic claims by tribals of southern Rajasthan
Authors: Jain, Anita
Katewa, S S
Galav, P K
Keywords: Ethnobotany
Folk medicine
Phytotherapeutic uses
Southern Rajasthan
Issue Date: Jul-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code Int. Cl.7: A61K35/78; A61P01/04; A61P01/16; A61P11/00; A61P13/02; A61P15/00; A61P17/02; A61P35/02
Abstract: A floristic survey of ethnomedicinal plants occurring in the tribal areas of southern Rajasthan was conducted to assess the potentiality of plant resources for modern system of medicine The survey is based on the exhaustive interviews with local physicians practicing Indigenous System of Medicine, village headmen, priests and tribal folks. Many tribes like Bhil, Garasia, Damor and Kathodia inhabit the southern part of Rajasthan. These people especially belongings to primitive or aboriginal culture possess a good deal of information about properties and medicinal uses of plants. In the present paper an attempt has been made to document the traditional phytotherapeutic uses prevalent amongst the aboriginals of southern part of Rajasthan. A list of plant species along with their plant part/s used and the mode of administration for effective control of different ailments is given.
Page(s): 291-297
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.04(3) [July 2005]

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