Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 2 (2020)
Ethno-veterinary practices followed by Raika pastoralists of Rajasthan: A descriptive study
Deepak Chand Meena, Sanchita Garai, Sanjit Maiti, Ninad Bhatt and BS Meena
The present study describes the traditional knowledge, practices, belief and skills of Raikas
for treating their animals like goat, sheep and camels. Raikas
are the nomadic livestock rearing group of Marwar region in Rajasthan. This study was conducted in Marwar region of Rajasthan which is highest populated region of Raikas
were seen using their traditional knowledge for treatment of many diseases like Bloat, Surra, Jaundice, Khurpak (foot and mouth diseases), Gogla (bottle neck), Camel Pox etc. The majority of Raikas
have been using local shrub, root of plant, stem, local spices and condiments and offering pray to deity for treating their animals.
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Deepak Chand Meena, Sanchita Garai, Sanjit Maiti, Ninad Bhatt and BS Meena. Ethno-veterinary practices followed by Raika pastoralists of Rajasthan: A descriptive study. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2S):63-66.