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Title: Folk herbal veterinary medicines of southern Rajasthan
Authors: Takhar, H K
Chaudhary, B L
Keywords: Ethnoveterinary herbal medicines
Southern Rajasthan
Medicinal Plants
Issue Date: Oct-2004
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.7: A61K35/78, A61P13/04, A61P17/00, A61P17/02, A61P29/00, A61P19/02, A61P33/14, A61P11/04
Abstract:  Survey of southern Rajasthan was carried out during 1999-2001 for ethnoveterinary herbal medicines. The study area included five districts of this region namely Banswara, Dungarpur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur and Rajsamand. The study area covers 10.78% of total area of the state and harbours 4.19% of the livestock population of the state. The information is based on the exhaustive interviews with local persons with traditional knowledge of ethnoveterinary, and other elderly persons who prescribe herbal preparation for the treatment of domestic animals. During the study, 37 plants species belonging to 25 families used for various diseases of skin, tumours, wounds, sores, swelling, lice, ticks, bone fracture, urinary and kidney stone problem, foot and mouth diseases have been recorded. A list of plant species along with their botanical name, family, local name, habit, phenology, plant part used, herbarium number and the mode of administration for effective control of ailments in domestic animals has been enumerated.
Page(s): 407-418
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.03(4) [October 2004]

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