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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 50-56

Ethnomedicinal investigation in Nandurbar district of Maharasthtra


P.G. Department of Botany, S.S.V.P. Sanstha's L.K.Dr.P.R. Ghogrey Science College, Dhule-424005, M.S., India

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Y A Ahirrao
P.G. Department of Botany, S.S.V.P. Sanstha's L.K.Dr.P.R. Ghogrey Science College, Dhule-424005, M.S.
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The aborigines exploit medicinal virtues of tubers, roots fruits, seeds, flowers, leaves etc. from the forest and use in a variety of ways. The are used in the form of juice, decoction, oil, paste, extract, infusion and powder. Fresh parts are also used and the substances like sugar, sugarcandy, groundnut oil, milk and cow-ghee are used as additives. The native uses of medicinal plants are employed to better stomachcomplaints, rheumatic pains, spermatorrhoea, tooth-ache, head-ache, ear-ache, weakness, urinal troubles, fresh cuts, tumors, fever, mouth ulcer, bone fracture and few other human diseases. Total 47 species are being reported for the aforesaid ailments of these, applications of 32 species are unknown or little known. These are, however, desired for further scientific assessments for obvious reasons.


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