Survey Paper | Botany | India | Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014
Herbal Remedies for Eye Problems: A Report on Ethnobotanical Survey of Banda District (U.P)
Kaynat Jameel | Priyanka Verma 
Abstract: Human life style has drastically influenced by modernisation trends particularly, due to the adoption of various types of electronic gadgets. Now a days electronic gadget have become a status symbol of human life style. The presence of these gadgets though inseparable element of life of humans, yet their fanatic use produces harmful radiations causing lack of sleep and finally leading to various kinds of eye problems. Now pollution is everywhere from a technology to street. Human eyes are vulnerable to the effects of such technological pollution. Traditional uses of medicinal plants in healthcare practices are providing clues to new areas of research; hence their importance is now well recognized. However, information on the uses of indigenous plants for medicine is not well documented from many rural areas of Banda District. The study aims to look into the diversity of plant resources that are used by local people for curing various types of eye problems. A total of 31 species of plants belonging to 23 families were reported to be used by the rural people for the treatment of eye diseases.
Keywords: Indigenous plants, Traditional uses, Modernisation, Electronic gadgets
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014,
Pages: 1387 - 1389
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