Traditional Medicinal Plant Remedies to Treat Cough and Asthmatic Disorders in the Aravalli Ranges in North Gujarat, India


Affiliations

  • Smt. S. M. Panchal Science College, P.G. Centre in Botany, Biology Department, Talod, Gujarat, 383215, India
  • K. B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 382023, India

Abstract

Objective : A survey of ethnomedicinal plant resources used by tribes of Banaskantha and Sabarkantha districts, Gujarat state, India for the treatment of cough and asthmatic disorders. Materials and method: Ethnobotanical field survey with local informants was used for the purpose. Results and Conclusion: 50 species of 45 genera belonging to 26 families of angiosperms along with plant parts and their local formulations being used traditionally for the treatment of cough and asthmatic disorders are reported.

Keywords

Traditional Medicinal Plants, Asthma, Cough, Sabarkantha, Banaskantha, Aravalli Ranges, North Gujarat.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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