International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Herbal Medicine | India | Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016

Ethno-Therapeutic Remedies for Women's Problems, in Dang District of Gujarat, India

Thresia Paul [2]

Abstract: The medicine men of Dang district of Gujarat have their own home remedies to treat problems related to women. This paper is to highlight Ethno-Therapeutic Remedies for WOMENS PROBLEMS in Dang district of Gujarat, India and present it under eight titles and their subtitles. The titles under which the results presented are Excess Bleeding and Irregular Menstruation, White Discharge, Pain during Menstruation, Sterility in Women, Enhancement of Lactation, Breast Abscess, Lumps in the Uterus and Problems after Delivery (Backache, stomach ache and bleeding etc). In the result medicinal plants local name, botanical name and the parts which are used are mentioned first, then the preparation and dosage are mentioned. Different medicine persons contribution for a particular ailment is numbered in Roman letters. For Ethno-Therapeutic Remedies for WOMENS PROBLEMS, 55 medicinal plants are referred by the 24 medicine men from different parts of Dang Dt. The medicinal plants Pterocarpus marsupium, Butea monosperma, Careya arborea, Pteramnus labialis and Tecomella febrifuga are referred frequently by most of the medicine person for women related problems. A synoptic view of the 55 medicinal plants that are used for therapeutic remedies for these problem are given with their botanical name, family, local name and the parts that are used.

Keywords: Dangs, Ethno, Therapeutic, Ethnobotanical, women related problems, Botanical Name, Local Name, Preparation, Application Careya arborea, Pterocarpus marsupium and Butea monosperma

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016,

Pages: 822 - 828

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Thresia Paul, "Ethno-Therapeutic Remedies for Women's Problems, in Dang District of Gujarat, India", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016, pp. 822-828,

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