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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

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part B
Ethnomedicinal knowledge reserves amongst rural women in Jind district of Haryana, India

Jasmine Kaur, Savita Rani, Gajendra Singh and Neelu Sood

Since time immemorial women have been assigned with varied jobs as mother, daughter and sister. She has proven her expertise in every profession. Living under scarcity and hardships, she has been groomed to become a reserve of knowledge of varied traits. Traditional herbal medicines are cheaper and efficacious healthcare options amongst rural and poor people. Women, not merely, are prime source of herbal plant traditional knowledge but also its maximum user and transmitter. Her potential in the area of conservation of ethnomedicines is profound. A support network to strengthen her skills and knowledge will help her emerge out as a useful tool in Indian as well as global economy. Knowledge of medicinal plants amongst women is still an unexplored area. Ethnomedicinal knowledge can be put to proper usage through well defined approaches and policies which will help yield social and economic upliftment of rural women along with empowerment at par with males.
Females of different categories with different Qualification vs. Average score in Thevetia peruviana
Fig.: Females of different categories with different Qualification vs. Average score in Thevetia peruviana
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How to cite this article:
Jasmine Kaur, Savita Rani, Gajendra Singh, Neelu Sood. Ethnomedicinal knowledge reserves amongst rural women in Jind district of Haryana, India. J Med Plants Stud 2015;3(4):111-114.
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