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Ethnomedicinal plants used to treat epilepsy in Jharkhand state

Ethnomedicinal plants used to treat epilepsy in Jharkhand stateBinod Singha*, Meena Kumaria, S.K.Jha & I-I.P.Sharmaa
a*Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biotechnology, Department of Botany, R.U., Ranchi, Jharkhand,India

Received, 10th January 2014 ;Revised: 15th February, 2014

Abstract : Epilepsy is a neuropsychological disorder, caused due to discharge of neurotransmitter. From time immemorial, plants have been used for their healing and therapeutic abilities, thus healing action. The aim of the present study was to highlight the anti epileptic activity of some medicinally important plants of Jharkhand state, like :Acorus calamus, Artemisia vulgaris, Bacopa monnerei, Centella asiatica, Caesalpinia crista and and many more. The role of such plants, with specific properties of their parts has been documented through exploration and person dialogue. This paper reviews the potential of such plants that can be explored to ascertain anti epileptic activity.

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