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Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Year: 2018  |  Volume: 13  |  Issue: 1  |  Page No.: 52 - 60

Treatment of Tuberculosis using Ethno-medicinal Plants of Amarkantak Region

Ram Sewak Kachhi, Vikas Kumar Saket, Poonam Sharma and Pranveer Singh    

Abstract: Background and Objective: Tribals in Amarkantak region of Madhya Pradesh district owing to abject poverty, illiteracy avoid taking modern allopathic treatment for tuberculosis and resort to occult/hokum that aggravates the disease making them potential reservoir of infection. Materials and Methods: Present study has employed the novel concept of combining the best of modern TB diagnostics with traditional herbal medicine system for TB treatment. The study has enrolled over hundred cases of uncured TB and also the relapse cases across different age groups, gender and status over the period of 2 years. Results: The outcome has validated the efficiency of proposed model of treatment as patients were completely cured of TB without significant relapse cases. Additionally, it has multitude of benefits including economy of cost involved and lack of any potential side effects. Traditional system of medicine has proven itself to be a robust system for TB treatment with multitude of benefits. Conclusion: The findings from many more similar studies may pave the way for adopting such model of treatment. This will ease the economic burden on the government exchequer by reducing the cost of the treatment and will increase the cultivation and conservation measures of medicinally important plants.

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