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Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2013, 1(2), 17-20
DOI: 10.12691/bb-1-2-4
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Traditional Medicinal Plants Used in the Treatment of Different Skin Diseases of Santals at Abdullahpur Village under Akkelpur Upazilla of Joypurhat District, Bangladesh

A.H.M. Mahbubur Rahman1,

1Rajshahi University, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: December 11, 2013

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A.H.M. Mahbubur Rahman. Traditional Medicinal Plants Used in the Treatment of Different Skin Diseases of Santals at Abdullahpur Village under Akkelpur Upazilla of Joypurhat District, Bangladesh. Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2013; 1(2):17-20. doi: 10.12691/bb-1-2-4

Abstract

A survey on ethno-medicinal plants used in the treatment of skin diseases in the village Abdullahpur under Akkelpur Upazilla of Joypurhat district, Bangladesh has been conducted during November 2012 to October 2013. The information on the utilization of the medicinal plants for above purpose was collected on the basis of personal interviews with traditional healers/herbalists/kabiraj. The investigation revealed that 41 medicinal plants belonging to 25 families and 41 genera are used in the treatment of skin disease in Joypurhat district, Bangladesh.

Keywords:
medicinal plants treatment skin diseases Santals Joypurhat Bangladesh

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