Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)
Ethno-functional food studies of non-commercial fruits used by Tribals of southern Rajasthan India
M Lohar and A Arora
Since time immemorial fruits form a suggestive major protective, restorative and curative element in various maladies. The present study aimed to document these functional fruits for their pharmacological properties. Ethno-medicinal survey of southern Rajasthan reveals usage of 50 fruit plants among which fifteen fruits are used in diabetes, eleven in digestive disorders and four in respiratory ailments. None of the informants depicted the usage of fruits or its components for immune system or ailments related to neurological complications. Grains and seeds were either utilized as boiled rice or were used for making bread.
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M Lohar and A Arora. Ethno-functional food studies of non-commercial fruits used by Tribals of southern Rajasthan India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1):2626-2630.