Medicinal Plants Used in Traditional Medicine in Aizawl and Mamit Districts of Mizoram

Rama Shankar, M.S. Rawat

Abstract


Paper deals with the traditional healing herbs used by Mizo tribe in the treatment of several ailments viz. fever, ringworm, itching, worm infestation, dysentery, diarrhea, high blood pressure, jaundice, ulcer, scabies, kidney stone, piles, fistula, dandruff etc. in the Aizawl and Mamit districts of Mizoram. There is an urgent need of modernization and documentation of such valuable traditional knowledge and verification of their efficacy through clinical trial and to find out their chemical constituents.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jbls.v4i2.3489

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