Advances in Zoology and Botany Vol. 7(3), pp. 35 - 46
DOI: 10.13189/azb.2019.070301
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Ethnomedicinal List of Plants Treating Fever in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India


N. R. Salve 1,*, D. N. Mishra 2
1 Jamkhed Mahavidyalaya, India
2 Sub-Centre, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, India

ABSTRACT

A search of ethno-botanical literature revealed that 62 plant species belonging to 32 families are used as ethnomedicines under various preparations in the treatment of fever by ethnic groups residing in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, India. A coordinated field study however recorded 71 plant species from 35 families that were explained to deal with fever by the countryside dwellers. Out of these two lists, 23 plant species belonging to 17 families are found common. The total identified families containing all plant species (n=109) are arranged as per the latest edition of Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (APG) Classification System (APG IV, 2016) with indications of newly recorded ones for a future interests.

KEYWORDS
Ethnomedicine, Fever, Ahmednagar District, APG Classification

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[1] N. R. Salve , D. N. Mishra , "Ethnomedicinal List of Plants Treating Fever in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India," Advances in Zoology and Botany, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 35 - 46, 2019. DOI: 10.13189/azb.2019.070301.

(b). APA Format:
N. R. Salve , D. N. Mishra , (2019). Ethnomedicinal List of Plants Treating Fever in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India. Advances in Zoology and Botany, 7(3), 35 - 46. DOI: 10.13189/azb.2019.070301.