International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies
2017, Vol. 4 Issue 6, Part A
Medico-ethnozoological studies on homoeothermic vertebrates of devipatan division of Uttar Pradesh, India
Despite the importance of medico-ethnozoological studies on the therapeutic use of animals and their product have been neglected, when compared to plants. This paper discusses some related aspects of the use of homoeothermic vertebrates and their product as medicines, and their implications for public health. During the course of ethnozoological study of Indo-Nepal border of eastern U.P., covering 56 villages of 3 districts, available information with regard to the native use of the medicine derived from 11 birds and 13 mammals by the tharu tribes in the treatment of various diseases has been recorded. The present study has revealed the medicinal uses of different parts or organs or byproducts of several species of birds and mammals in the treatment of various human diseases.
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Sadguru Prakash. Medico-ethnozoological studies on homoeothermic vertebrates of devipatan division of Uttar Pradesh, India. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2017;4(6):62-66.