International journal of ecosystems and ecology science (IJEES)ISSN(p): | ISSN(e):2224-4980
Traditional Phytotherapy for Snake Bites by the Local Rural People of Hamirpur District in Himachal Pradesh (India)
Nitesh Kumar* and Rajaram Choyal*
Journal Title:Biological Forum-An International Journal
ABSTRACT: Hamirpur district is the most literate and smallest district of Himachal Pradesh. Due to favourable climatic conditions and suitable environment, this region serve as a good habitat for the growth of various varieties of medicinal herbs which are used for the treatment of various diseases and ailments. Snake are poisonous animals and they are found in every parts of study area. So snake bite is the common problem of this district. This paper provides the informatons about the ethnobotanical and traditional uses of local people of this district for snake treatment. This work is an effort to present the traditional phytotherapeutical and ethnobotanical observations recorded with respect to snake bite.