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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

2013, Vol. 1, Issue 5, Part A
Study of Medical Ethno-botany at the Village Genda under Savar Upazilla of District Dhaka, Bangladesh

A. H. M. Mahbubur Rahman, Nasrin Sultana, A.K.M. Rafiul Islam, A.T.M.N. Zaman

Study of medical ethno-botany by the local people at the village Genda under Savar Upizilla of district Dhaka,rnBangladesh was recorded. A total of 73 plant species under 68 genera of 42 families have been documented whichrnare used for the treatment of 37 diseases. The local people of the study area mostly depended on herbal medicine forrntheir primary healthcare. Fifteen recorded medicinal plant species are used for the treatment of fever, 12 forrndysentery, 9 each for diuretic and diabetes, 8 for diarrhea, 7 each for cough, rheumatism and worm and other 29rncategories of diseases were treated by two to six species. For each species botanical name, local name, family, partsrnused, name of the diseases and mode of uses have been mentioned.
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How to cite this article:
A. H. M. Mahbubur Rahman, Nasrin Sultana, A.K.M. Rafiul Islam, A.T.M.N. Zaman. Study of Medical Ethno-botany at the Village Genda under Savar Upazilla of District Dhaka, Bangladesh. J Med Plants Stud 2013;1(5):72-86.
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