Ethno-medicinal Recipes for Leucorrhoea by Nomadic People of Etawah, UP
Kumar Mukesh, Semwal IM, Singh JB, Kanchan
Department of Botany, DBS College, Kanpur-208 006
This Ethno-medicinal study was carried out in district Etawah during 2005–06. The dominant nomadic people and remote rural communities are involved in using 15 plant species, namely, Acacia nilotica (Linn.), Aegle marmelos (Roxb.), Asparagus racemosus (Willd.), Azadirachta indica (Juss.), Bombax cieba (Linn.), Butea monosperma (Roxb.), Cynodon dactylon (Farn.), Delbergia sisso (Roxb.), Evolvulus alsinoides (Linn.), Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Linn), Mangifera indica (Linn.), Mimosa pudica (Linn.), Pedalium murax (Linn.), Saraca indica (Auct.) and Sida cardifolia (Linn.) belonging to 12 families. Many species were used for the cure of Leucorrhoea. The plants are enumerated alphabetically by their botanical name, family, local name, locality with collection number, mode of preparation and administration method.