Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
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ISSN: 2167-0412

BK Pradhan

BK Pradhan


  • Research Article
    A Folk Knowledge on Medicinal Plants Used for the Treatment of Skin Diseases in Bhadrak District of Odisha, India
    Author(s): Panda T, Mishra N and BK PradhanPanda T, Mishra N and BK Pradhan

    Only recently there has been an exponential growth in the field of herbal medicine and these drugs are gaining popularity both in developing and developed countries because of their natural origin and less side effects. Ethnic people and tribals of India are endowed with a deep knowledge concerning the utilization of medicinal plants to cure various diseases. However research on the local knowledge related to plant species utilization for skin ailments still lacks adequate attention. The current investigation aims to identify, collect and document the existing folk knowledge related to the utilization of medicinal flora for healing of skin ailments among the local inhabitants of Bhadrak district, Odisha, India. Data were collected through a combination of tools and techniques of questionnaire, group interview and discussion. A total of 57 medicinal plants.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0412.1000262

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