Traditional ethno-veterinary practices in Betul District (M.P.) India

Patil, U. S. and Deshmukh, O. S.

The present communication deals with the documentation of Ethno-veterinary medicinal plants used by the traditional healers in Betul district, Madhya Pradesh, India. Ethno veterinary information was gathered through individual interviews and observations among the tribal peoples of study area. A total of 41 species of Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants belongs to 32 families and 41 genera were recorded in the study with the help of Sixteen Ethno veterinary traditional healers. This information suggests the documentation of the medicinal plants and associated indigenous knowledge can be used for conservation and sustainable use of medicinal plants in the area and for validation of these plant preparations for veterinary treatment.


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