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Vol. 8, Issue 4 (2019)

Hepatoprotective effect of medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Alagar hills of Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, India

Author(s):
S Sarguna Sundaram and K Suresh
Abstract:
The study was carried out to investigate medicinal plants used as Hepatoprotective in Alagar Hills of Madurai District, Tamil Nadu, India. It has been shown that 27 medicinal plants of 16 families used by traditional healer to cure Hepatomegaly. The Traditional knowledge of people who have been using the native plants for the preparation of drugs and methods of their administration along with doses were recorded, Collected through questionnaire as well as informal personal interviews during field trips. The practical knowledge of people in herbal medicines reveals that they are capable of treating Liver diseases.
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How to cite this article:
S Sarguna Sundaram, K Suresh. Hepatoprotective effect of medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Alagar hills of Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, India. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(4):885-888.

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