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Journal: Vegetos- An International Journal of Plant Research

Article DOI :
Year :2008, Volume : 21, Issue :1
First page : (85) Last page : (89)
Print ISSN : 0970-4078. Online ISSN : 2229-4473.


RESEARCH ARTICLE
A SOCIETY FOR PLANT RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Phytotherapy against Hair Disorder by Tharu tribe in Devipatan Division, U.P., India

Kumar Akhilesh1, Mishra Arvind2, Pandey Saurabh2, Tewari DD3

1Department of Botany, Dr. G.P.R.D. Patel Mahavidyalaya, Araul, Kanpur Nagar–209 202.
2Department of Botany, M.D.P.G. College, Pratapgarh–230 001.
3Department of Botany, M.L.K.P.G. College, Balrampur–271 201, e-mail: akhilpbh@rediffmail.com.

Tharu, an important tribe of Uttar Pradesh, live in a number of forested villages in Terai belt of Uttar Pradesh along Indo-Nepal border endowed with vast knowledge of medicinal plants. Present communication deals with 20 important plant species used against various hair disorders, viz.: hair fall, dandruff and graying of hair etc. and as hair tonic by Tharu tribe in Devipatan division with prime objective of documentation. Present study was under taken in 46 villages of Devipatan division.




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