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Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibarewala University (2014)

Studies on folk herbal veterinary medicines of shekhawati region rajasthan

Subhash Chandra, Bola

Titre : Studies on folk herbal veterinary medicines of shekhawati region rajasthan

Auteur : Subhash Chandra, Bola

Université de soutenance : Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibarewala University

Grade : Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Botany 2014

Résumé partiel
The origin of human life has been definitely influenced by the surrounding environment in various aspects.The peoples in the earlier times were more dependent on the nature to sustain their life. Their dependence on plants motivated them to acquire the knowledge of economic and medicinal properties of many plants and nuances related to plants. About 90% population of villages in this area still relies on herbal medicine for health care of anyone. Many people of this area like tribals, medical practitioners, raika, often undergo a rigorous and extended training to learn to the names of plant, its uses and preparation of native plants.Ethnoveterinary knowledge acquired from Egypt, china and India as early as 269 BC. Ethno veterinary medicine means treatment of animal directly or indirectly through plants based remedies. This work done by traditional medical practioners or medicine men.These traditional treatment of animals by plants or plant parts provide low cost alternative in situation where western system of medicine and veterinary services are not available or are too expensive.The discovery of uses of ethnoveterinary medicinal plants must have occurred in a number of ways ,not only by the principle of trial and error mechanism but also through other ways which includes watching animals treating themselves by eating and rubbing with special plants when ill and subsequent adoption of the same remedies, communicating and interacting with other traditional ethnoveterinary medical practitioners. Historically both human and animal medicine has realized heavily on traditional treatments and plant materials. The traditional theories or indigenous knowledge which is local knowledge unique to a given culture or society still forms the basis for agriculture,health care, food preparation, education, environmental conservation and a host of other activities. Farmers and livestock raisers throughout the developing world rely on traditional practices to keep their animal healthy

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