Year: 2015, Issue: December

Ethno-veterinary medicines and practices prevalent among tribal and rural communities of Chitrakoot, district Satna.
Author:
Ravi Sundar Prajapati, G. P. Richhariya, Ravindra Singh, I. P. Tripathi and Manoj Tripathi
Keyword:
Ethno veterinary, Tribal communities, Chitrakoot.
Millions of people have keep an intimate relationship with their livestock and depend on their for food, clothing, labour, fertilizers and cash. Animals are a vital part of our culture and many religious societies are regarded as equal to humans. The present communication deals with the systematic survey and documentation of Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants used by the tribal and rural communities of Chitrakoot, Satna district (M.P.), with the help of standard questionnaire. Information was collected from traditional practitioners, Vaidyas, community leaders, knowledgeable men and women during February,2014-January,2015. The survey were conducted 20 villages of tribal dominant of Chitrakoot region with 120 field trips in different seasons. Present study 35 plant species have been found used to treat the livestock for curing several diseases by villagers.

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