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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Medicinal flora of melghat for asthma: A review

Author(s): Dinesh D Khedkar and Nitin M Atre
Abstract: The present study documented the traditional knowledge of medicinal plants from Melghat region used for asthma. A systematic literature survey from various sources enlists Melghat region’s 128 plants (Climbers (8), Grasses (4), Herbs (51), Orchids (3), Shrubs (31) and Trees (31) belongs to 110 genera from 51 plant families) and it provides traditional knowledge about use of plants and their parts for the treatment of asthma across the globe. Botanical name, families, common name, part used with relevant ethnobotanical citations were documented. This review attempts to explore Melghat medicinal plants used for treatment of asthma and thus offers scope for researchers engaged in herbal drug discovery and development.
Pages: 2091-2095  |  204 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dinesh D Khedkar, Nitin M Atre. Medicinal flora of melghat for asthma: A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):2091-2095.
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