Ethnomedicinal Studies of Lalmohan Thana in Bhola District, BangladeshSohel MDD1,2*, Kawsar MDH2, Sumon MHU3 and Sultana T1,2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Sohel MDD
Department of Pharmacy
State University of Bangladesh
Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205, Bangladesh
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: December 22, 2015 Accepted date: February 04, 2016 Published date: February 11, 2016
Citation: Sohel MDD, Kawsar MDH, Sumon MHU, Sultana T (2016) Ethnomedicinal Studies of Lalmohan Thana in Bhola District, Bangladesh. Altern Integr Med 5:210. doi:10.4172/2327-5162.1000210
Copyright: © 2016 Sohel MDD, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The purpose of the present study was to document the medicinal plants of a Unani folk medicinal practitioner in Lalmohan Thana that located in Bhola district in Bangladesh. There is very narrow information about plants used by traditional healers and general people in Bhola District in Bangladesh, for treating general ailments. An ethnomedicinal survey conducted among folk medicinal herbalists of one village in Bhola district resulted in the finding of 146 plants distributed into 64 families used by the herbalists. The various plants were used for treatment of ailments like Urinary Disorders, Contraceptive, Diuretics, Fever, Constipation, Menoxenia, Jaundice, Respiratory Disorders (Coughs, Mucus), Leprosy, Tuberculosis, Sexual disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders (Dysentery, Diarrhea, Indigestion, Constipation), Vomiting, Helminthiasis, Jaundice, Infections, Heart Disorders, Skin Disorders, Gonorrhea, Urinary Problems, Edema, Typhoid, Liver Disorders, Blood Poisoning, Eye Disorders, Memory Loss, Ovarian Problems, Vaginitis, and Hypertension. This study could play an important role for future phytochemical and pharmacological investigation.