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Title: Folk veterinary medicines in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh, India
Authors: Kumar, Rajesh
Bharati, Kumar Avinash
Keywords: Folk medicine;Medicinal plants;Veterinary medicine;Jalaun
Issue Date: Apr-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61D, A61K, A61K 36/00
Abstract: The aim of the present study is to document the prevalent folk medicinal knowledge of plants used for the treatment of various ailments of livestock in the district Jalaun of Uttar Pradesh. The study was carried out during February 2009 to April 2010 by taking interviews and discussions with the local inhabitants of the district. In total fifty seven plant species have been found to be used against twenty one ailments of livestock in the form of twenty-seven medicinal formulations. The comparative analysis between the previous studies conducted by several authors in India and the present study undertaken in Jalaun district revealed that out of fifty seven remedies reported here, fifty five remedies are found novel since they have been recorded first time.
Page(s): 288-295
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.11(2) [April 2012]

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