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Vol. 11, Special Issue 9 (2022)

Perceived effectiveness of Harjora plant (Cissampelos quadrangularicus) among the Tharu tribes of Bihar

Author(s):
MK Mukherjee, Pankaj Kumar, Saroj K Rajak, Puspendra K Singh and Rakhi Bharti
Abstract:
The Indigenous Technical Knowledge in Animal Husbandry, which is stylish all through the Tharuhat region in Bihar, is undocumented or, minimal reported and there is a risk of elimination of this information. It is of focal importance to record these practices and evaluate their apparent adequacy. Recollecting this heap of things, a focus on “Indigenous Technical Knowledge (ITK)” in Animal Husbandry was taken up during 2020-2021. A semi-organized interview plan was utilized for information assortment from 100 traditional healers and 200 livestock owners in the Tharuhat area of Bihar. A stock of Indigenous Specialized Knowledge was organized by distinguished reproducing, taking care of and medical services rehearsing. These ITK were exposed to check apparent viability told by domesticated animal owners on their expense, accessibility, reasonableness, and so forth and utilizations of the Harjora plant (Cissampelos quadrangularicus). The current review was led to investigate the apparent adequacy of the Harjora plant (Cissampelos quadrangularicus) stem and leaf towards fracture or, sprain and external fixation to the animal. It was tracked down that a larger part (61.50%) of the respondents tracked down it as the most cost-effective followed by 59.00 percent who felt it was the most simplified. Further, it was seen that about (54.00%) felt it was generally accessible followed by (43.50%) who thought that it is most sustainable. The reception of the Harjora plant (Cissampelos quadrangularicus) was seen better because of its accessibility, lesser incidental effects, and lower costs. These Indigenous Practices might be suggested and disseminated among the farmers for their easily accessible.
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How to cite this article:
MK Mukherjee, Pankaj Kumar, Saroj K Rajak, Puspendra K Singh and Rakhi Bharti. Perceived effectiveness of Harjora plant (Cissampelos quadrangularicus) among the Tharu tribes of Bihar. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(9S): 13-15.

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