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Ethnomedicinal values of some indigenous plants for treatment of leucoderma and other skin diseases in Lapung block of Ranchi district, Jharkhand

Malti Kerkettaa & Sheo Charan Oraona*
*aUniversity Dept. of Botany, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.

Received 20th September, 2012; Revised 25th November, 2012

Abstract : Medical ethnobotany deals with the nature and application of plants used traditional medical systems and it involves the identification of plants used in traditional remedies. Often ethnobotanical inventories are made by conducting interviews with the tribal people. Formal surveys in the field and by collection and identification of plants specimen used. This article deals with 21 plant species used in treatment of Leucoderma and other skin diseases by Ethnic population of Lapung block.
Key words: Medical ethnobotany, Pahans, Hariyas, Ojhas, Ethnomedicinal values.


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