Ethnoveterinary Uses of Plants for Injuries in Central Himalaya- A Review

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

Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine

Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine January - March 2012, Vol. 7 No. 1, Pages 87-98

Abstract

Central Himalaya is very rich in traditional knowledge. Ethnic people and tribes of Central Hiamlaya are practicing traditional practices against various animal diseases and disorders. This traditional information were transmitted by word of mouth from one generation to next generation. Due to modernization, this valuable information are vanishing very rapidly.

Therefore, there is an urgent need to document this empirical knowledge. Present paper deals with ethnopharmacological attributes of 100 plants which are used in treatment of various injuries in animals and suggests their phytochemical and pharmacological investigations to validate such claims.

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