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Title: Ethnomedicine for dysentery and diarrhoea from Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh
Authors: Raju, Vatsavaya S
Reddy, K N
Keywords: Ethnogastroenterology
Antidysenteric Activity
Antidiarrhoeal Activity
Andhra Pradesh
<i style="">Konda Reddi</i> Tribe
<i style="">Koyas</i> Tribe
Issue Date: Oct-2005
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b style="">Int. Cl.<sup>7</sup>: </b>A61K35/78, A61P1/04, A61P1/06, A61P1/12, A61P1/14, A61P1/16, A61P1/18, A61P3/12, A61P31/00, A61P31/04, A61P31/12
Abstract: Dysentery and diarrhoea are common and age-old problems among the humans and cattle in the tropics. As a lead for new drug discovery, the ethnomedicine for dysentery and diarrhoea that is in practice among the tribes <i style="">Konda Reddi, Koyas</i>, etc. in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh, is presented. Thirty seven plant species used for gastroenteric problems belonging to 28 families,representing 34 genera of <i style="">Magnoliophyta</i> have been reported. These include 34 dicots and 3 monocots; 28 native and 9 exotic species; 21 trees, 6 shrubs, 1 climber and 9 herbs; and 23 unknown and 14 known remedies.
Description: 443-447
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.04(4) [October 2005]

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