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Ethno Medicinal Plants used by Tribal Communities for the Treatment of Snakebite in West Nimar, MP, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Botany, PMB Gujarati Science College Indore, MP, INDIA
  • 2Department of Botany, Holkar Science College Indore, MP, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 1, Issue (2), Pages 77-79, June,10 (2012)

Abstract

Seven Village of Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh, India were selected for observing folklore claims on some plant species used for the treatment of snakebite. Various plants parts are being used in different ways. The study revealed 26 taxa belonging to 25 genera and 16 families of flowering plants. To ascertain credibility of folklore claims, a comparison on use has been made.

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