Ethnotherapies of Various Human Ailments by Wild Plants Used by the Tharus of Indo-Nepal Sub-Himalayan Terai International Border Region of Rohilkhand Division of Uttar Pradesh, India
Received Date: Dec 27, 2018 / Accepted Date: Jan 10, 2019 / Published Date: Jan 17, 2019
The traditional usage of wild medicinal plants among tribals of Indo-Nepal sub Himalayan terai region of Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh state was studied. Ethnotherapeutic information on 22 plant species was recorded during the extensive field survey carried out in the study area. The information covers botanical names, vernacular names, their family, plant part used and mode of usages in common human diseases like cold/ cough, jaundice, spermatorrhoea, arthritis, snake and scorpion bite, urinary infection, general debility and ulcers etc. The present study was undertaken with chief objective of conservation and documentation of conventional uses of these medicinal plants of the study area.
Keywords: Human ailments; Tharus; Wild plants; Indo-Nepal sub Himalayan terai region; International border
Citation: Dixit G, Vakshasya S (2019) Ethnotherapies of Various Human Ailments by Wild Plants Used by the Tharus of Indo-Nepal Sub-Himalayan Terai International Border Region of Rohilkhand Division of Uttar Pradesh, India. J Tradit Med Clin Natur 8:279.
Copyright: © 2019 Dixit G, 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.
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