Traditional practices of postnatal care using medicinal plants in Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu, India
Dr. Sonitha S and Dr. S Praveen Kumar
In India, traditional medicine practices were followed for centuries. Tirunelveli district were located in south Tamil Nadu has very strong background on traditional practices particularly during postnatal care in which medicinal plants play a major role. The indigenous practices have herbal formulations, traditional dietary practices, external application that are exclusively used during postnatal care to strengthen mother health and spiritual aspects of wellbeing. The results obtained from the study manifested the use of medicinal plants in south Indian traditional medicine practice in postnatal care.
Dr. Sonitha S, Dr. S Praveen Kumar. Traditional practices of postnatal care using medicinal plants in Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu, India. J Med Plants Stud 2021;9(5):59-62. DOI: 10.22271/plants.2021.v9.i5a.1333