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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Part D
Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants used to treat kidney related diseases in selected areas of Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, India

S Sarguna Sundaram, K Suresh and S Prasanna Sundaram

Traditional knowledge includes types of knowledge about traditional technologies of subsistence, Midwifery, Ethnobotany, and Ecological Knowledge, Traditional medicine, Celestial navigation, Ethnoastronomy, climate and Others. The present investigation mainly focused on Traditional knowledge of Medicinal plants used to treat kidney related diseases in selected areas of Madurai District. It has been shown that 33medicinal plants belonging to 23 families used to cure Kidney related diseases. The ancestral traditional knowledge of people who have been using the native plants for the preparation of drugs and methods of their administration along with doses were recorded, Collected through questionnaire as well as informal personal interviews during field trips. The practical knowledge of people in herbal medicines reveals that they are capable of curing Kidney diseases.
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How to cite this article:
S Sarguna Sundaram, K Suresh and S Prasanna Sundaram. Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants used to treat kidney related diseases in selected areas of Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2019; 7(4): 250-253.
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