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Research Journal of Botany
  Year: 2008 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 2 | Page No.: 97-102
 
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Phytotherapy at Rural Communities: A Case Study from the Gonds of Warangal District, Andhra Pradesh, India

C. Sudhakar Reddy, P. Gopal Krishna and V.S. Raju

Abstract:
The Gonds of Warangal district, Andhra Pradesh use the traditional medicine for their primary health care. The study reveals that they possess phytocure for 20 common ailments besides those which are preventive (7), restorative (1), antidotes (2) and of magico-religious beliefs (1). The Gond phytotherapy includes 37 single and 10 double-drug medicines. The plant species which provide the crude drugs pertain to 49 species, 48 genera and 36 families of Magnoliophyta from southern tropical mixed deciduous forests.
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How to cite this article:

C. Sudhakar Reddy, P. Gopal Krishna and V.S. Raju, 2008. Phytotherapy at Rural Communities: A Case Study from the Gonds of Warangal District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Research Journal of Botany, 3: 97-102.

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=rjb.2008.97.102

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