Ethnoveterinary Practices in Uttarakhand Himalayas- Survey of Medicinal Plants for Gastrointestinal disorders

Lalit Tiwari, Nitin Rai, Rajeev Kr. Sharma and P. C. Pande

Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine

Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine April - June 2013, Vol. 8 No. 2, Pages 109-120

Abstract

An extensive field survey of age-old veterinary practices of the Uttarakhand Himalayas, which is inhabited by hill communities and ethnic groups, was made during 2005-2008 along with detailed screening of available secondary data. In the study, the main emphasis was given to documentation of folk-lore veterinary knowledge for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. A total of 32 plants were recorded with their veterinary folk uses from the area investigated.

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