Ethno-Medicinal Plants Used by Bantar of Bhaudaha, Morang, Nepal

  • E. Acharya (Siwakoti) Tribhuvan University
  • B. Pokhrel Tribhuvan University
Keywords: Bantar, Ethno-medicinal plants, Morang

Abstract

Bantar, one of the dominant ethnic groups of Morang district is ethno botanically very rich. 98 species of plants belonging to 89 genera and 45 families used by Bantar as traditional medicines for human and domestic animals have been documented here. Ethno medication in most instances involves mantras alongside herbal application. Most diseases are treated by the use of more than one plant species while a single plant species is found to be used in curing more than one disease.

Key words: Bantar, Ethno-medicinal plants, Morang

doi:10.3126/on.v4i1.508

Our Nature Vol. 4(1) 2006 pp96-103

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E. Acharya (Siwakoti), Tribhuvan University
Lecturer Department of Botany, Post Graduate Campus, T.U., Biratnagar, Nepal
B. Pokhrel, Tribhuvan University
Lecturer Department of Botany, Post Graduate Campus, T.U., Biratnagar, Nepal
How to Cite
Acharya (Siwakoti), E., & Pokhrel, B. (1). Ethno-Medicinal Plants Used by Bantar of Bhaudaha, Morang, Nepal. Our Nature, 4(1), 96-103. https://doi.org/10.3126/on.v4i1.508
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