Indigenous Phytotherapy for Paediatric Diseases in Jalgaon District (Maharashtra)


  • Pratap College, Amalner, Department of Botany, Amalner, Maharashtra, 425401, India
  • L. K. Dr. P. R. Ghogrey, Science College, Department of Botany, Dhule, Maharashtra, 424005, India


Objective: Seventeen plant species employed for paediatric diseases in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra and being presented in this communication. Material and Methods: The ethnic groups viz., Pawara, Bhil, Tadvi and Vanjari inclusive of rural populace, are interviewed. Results: They informed plants, and parts used, their local names, forms of recipe, doses, administration etc. Conclusion: Out of 18 plants species, 14 species are little known and not reported in Indian classical literature. These, however, obviously need scrutiny on modern scientific lines to improvise their efficacy and to study toxicity.


Phytotherapy, Paediatric Diseases, Jalgaon District, Maharashtra.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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