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Anc Sci Life. 1982 Apr;1(4):236-8.

Ethnobotanical study of some plants used for curing skin afflictions.

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Department of Botany, Saffia College, Bhopal - 462 001, India.

Abstract

Few plants which are frequently used for curing dermal diseases by the common man and are occasionally prescribed in Ayurvedic and Unani systems of medicine have been recorded from Bhopal and its suburbs, and folk lores collected. The same have been described in a brief communications along with their significant macroscopic characters and mode of administration. The environmental conditions and ecological factors which favour their optimum growth have also been studied. This study has also been endeavoured to distinguish them from adulterants so that the interested persons may easily pick up the plants of real medicinal value.

PMID:
22556498
PMCID:
PMC3336688

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