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Volume 2 | Issue 4 |  December 2014 


Page Nos. 334- 340

Date of Online 30 December, 2014

 

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Traditional herbal remedies practiced by the herbal healers in the tribal regions of 

Maharashtra-India

Kamble SY1*,  Sawant   PS2,   Patil   SR3, Pawar   SG3    and Singh EA4

 

1Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune 30,  2Bharati Vidyapeeth University, College of Ayurved, Pune -43,

3Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Yashwantrao Mohite College, Pune – 38,

4Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of  IT & BT, Pune-46.

*Corresponding author Email : drsykamble@gmail.com

 

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ABSTRACT

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Since the origin of human race on this earth tradicinal medicines have greatly contributed towards quality health care of rural and tribal communities. During the ethanobotanical survey of the area under study, emphasis was given to collect information from traditional herbal healers i.e. Local medicine men, Mukhia or Mhorkyas of village, Bhagat, Vaidyas etc. on the sources and uses of indigenous medicinal plants in Northern and Western districts of Maharashtra. The indigenous knowledge of local herbal healers and plants used for the treatments of various ailments were collected through questionnaire and personal interviews. This communication presents information on medicinal uses of 33 species belonging to 32 genera and 24 families of Angiosperms and Ferns. Among the Angiospermic families Euphorbiaceae is dominant one with 4 species followed by Fabaceae and Loranthaceae of Angiospems and Cheilanthaceae of Pteridophytes with 2 species each. Present study provides novel reports of herbal remedies which have not been reported earlier or mode of administration differs from earlier report.


Keywords: Traditional herbal remedies, herbal healer, North-West Maharashtra.

 

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Received: 27 September, 2014   |    Revised : 25 November, 2014   |   Revised received: 01 December, 2014

Accepted: 05 December, 2014   |   Published :30 December, 2014

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Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan 

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Cite this article as:

Kamble SY, Sawant PS, Patil SR, Pawar SGand Singh EA (2014) Traditional herbal remedies practiced by the herbal healers in the tribal regions of Maharashtra-India. Int.J. of Life Sciences, 2(4): 334-340.

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Acknowledgment: Authors are highly grateful to Prof. (Dr.) ShivajiraoKadam Vice Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth University for facilities and encouragement.  Authors are thankful to all the other Herbal healers and other knowledge providers for providing valuable information on traditionally used medicinal plants and help in the collection of voucher plant specimens in the field. We are also thankful to authorities of University Grants Commission for financial assistance..

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Copyright: ©  2014 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial- No Derivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.

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