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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Issue 1 (2021)

Ethno-veterinary practices of goat farmers in different districts of Vindhyan Zone of Uttar Pradesh

Author(s):

Dinesh Kumar Yadav, Satya Vrat Singh, Ramakant, Jitendra Pratap Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, SK Maurya and Debasish Niyogi

Abstract:
Ethno-Veterinary Medicine (EVM) is the use of medicinal plants, surgical techniques and traditional management practices to prevent and treat spectrum of livestock diseases. Ethnoveterinary practices used by goat farmers in different districts of Vindhyan zone were studied for rhinitis, bronchitis (coughing), pyrexia of unknown origin, enteritis, skin disorders, mouth ulcer and udder abnormality, and information collected from 120 respondents. In case of Rhinitis commonly used ingredients were neem oil, mustard oil, ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi), ginger (Zingiber officinale), jaggery, garlic (Allium sativum) and asafoetida. For treatment of Bronchitis, mostly respondents used neem oil and ajwain. Neem oil, mustard oil, ajwain. Salt, ginger and garlic were used to treat pyrexia. Heeng, Sesam leaves and neem oil were used for treatment of enteritis. Local application of neem oil and neem leaf paste was the most common practice for treatment of skin disorders. For treatment of mouth ulcer, maximum respondents used neem oil and 40% respondents used neem leaf. Alum, salt, neem oil and amla were used to treat udder abnormality in different districts of Vindhyan Zone.

Pages: 2858-2862  |  978 Views  426 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Dinesh Kumar Yadav, Satya Vrat Singh, Ramakant, Jitendra Pratap Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, SK Maurya and Debasish Niyogi. Ethno-veterinary practices of goat farmers in different districts of Vindhyan Zone of Uttar Pradesh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(1):2858-2862. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2021.v10.i1an.13794

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