Volume : VI, Issue : V, May - 2016

Ethnomedicinal plants used against skin diseases in Asansol Raniganj coalfield area of West Bengal, India.

Dr. Amit Saha

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 Every tribal community in India has some species of ethnomedicinal plants which are considered essential for its survival and well being. Asansol Raniganj coalfield area in West Bengal is an important mineral resource area with a rich vegetation of ethnomedicinal plants used in traditional medicine. Now–a –days skin diseases are common which can affect people of all ages starting from new born babies to the elderly people. An ethnobotanical study was conducted in Asansol Raniganj coalfield area and it was found that many ethnomedicinal plants are used to treat skin diseases apart from other ailments cured.

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Article: Download PDF   DOI : 10.36106/ijar  

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Dr. Amit Saha Ethnomedicinal plants used against skin diseases in Asansol Raniganj coalfield area of West Bengal, India. Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.6, Issue : 5 MAY 2016


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