Herbal Folk Medicine

-25% Herbal Folk Medicine
Present book provides excellent glimpses of the rich herbal medicine and traditional knowledge heritage of India. Ethnobotany deals with the immediate relationship between human societies and plants. Herbal medicine today owes its existence much to the skill and painstaking labour of the ancient, traditional folk healers of India and the world, who were pioneers in discovering the curative effects of several herbs, often at the risk of the lives of their fellowmen. Herbal medicines are in great demand in both developed and the developing countries in primary healthcare because of their great efficacy and little or no side effects. In India, the indigenous system of medicine namely Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani have been in existence for several centuries. These traditional systems of medicine together with homeopathy and folklore medicine continue to play a significant role largely in health care system of the population. The tribal and rural population of India is highly dependent on medicinal plant therapy for meeting their health care needs. This attracted the attention of several botanist and plant scientists of several medicinal plants and there was a spurt of scientific literature. The present book “Herbal Folk Medicine” contains 12 articles by eminent scholars of the country on different aspects of the subjects. This book contains articles on Ethnomedicinal Plants of different states of India including Rajasthan, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Assam and Central India. It also covers articles on Indigenous herbal medicines in cure of T.B. in Central India, Folklore treatment of Gynecological disorders, Cure of skin infections amongst tribal communities, Plants in sexual purposes by Adivasi community and Traditional uses of medicinal plants in India. This book will serve not only as an excellent reference material but also as a practical guide for Herbal Healers, Vaidhyas, Hakims, Research Workers and Students in the field of medicinal plants.
Author Sampat Nehra
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
ISBN 978-81-7132-765-2
Language English
Number Of Pages xxvi+158
Publication Year 2014
Publisher Pointer Publishers, Jaipur

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