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Research in Plant Sciences. 2014, 2(1), 6-8
DOI: 10.12691/plant-2-1-2
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Study of Medicinal Uses on Fabaceae Family at Rajshahi, Bangladesh

A. H. M. Mahbubur Rahman1, and M. Ismot Ara Parvin1

1Plant Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: January 13, 2014

Cite this paper:
A. H. M. Mahbubur Rahman and M. Ismot Ara Parvin. Study of Medicinal Uses on Fabaceae Family at Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Research in Plant Sciences. 2014; 2(1):6-8. doi: 10.12691/plant-2-1-2

Abstract

The research work was initiated to get information and report the medicinal plants on the family Fabaceae of Rajshahi during January 2011 to December 2011. The present study deals with the study of medicinal plants used by local people of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. A total of 32 medicinal plants species belonging to 23 genera were used by the local health healers for the treatment of different diseases. The conventional medicinal plants were mostly used for different abscess, asthma, cough and cold, dysentery, different skin diseases, ulcers and leprosy. The medicinal plants used by the traditional users of Rajshahi are arranged alphabetically followed by botanical name, local name, voucher number, parts used and medicinal uses.

Keywords:
Fabaceae medicinal plants folk medicine Rajshahi Bangladesh

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