International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 1, Issue 6 (2014)

Ethnoveterinary studies in tribals of Kupwara, J & K, India


Mudasir Yousuf Mir

An ethno veterinary study was carried out in the tribal’s of Kupwara (Budnamel, Keran, Karnah, and Jumgand) during 2013-2014. The study was aimed to document the traditional folk knowledge of local people about the use of the medicinal plants as ethno veterinary. Field survey was conducted during the different seasons of the year to collect data about the knowledge and practice of using wild plant species by local people as ethno veterinary. The data collected reveals that about 22 plant species belonging to 18 families and 23 genera are used as ethno veterinary. Plant parts are used to increase milk content and cure different diseases like liver infection, gaseous bloat, general weakness, diarrhea, cough, cold, and fever.
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