Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine

Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine October - December 2012, Vol. 7 No. 4, Pages 93-100

Ethnopharmacological survey of Rampur district forests in Rohilkhand region of Uttar Pradesh

Zaheer Anwar Ali, Sarfraz Ahmad and Latafat Ali Khan

Abstract

This report deals with the results of an ethnopharmacological survey recently conducted in Rampur district of Rohailkhand, one of the important regions of Uttar Pradesh. It lists 30 plant

species belonging to 21 families of angiosperms that are commonly used by the indigenous communities of the area as folk drugs for treatment of various diseases and conditions of humans and cattle. For each plant species the scientific and local names, part used, claimed medicinal use(s), mode of administration are given. The study enriches our existing knowledge on ethnopharmacopoea of this region of northern India

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