Assessment of Indian medicinal plants for the treatment of asthma

S Dogra Kuldip, Chauhan Sandeep, S Jalal Jeewan
2015 Journal of Medicinal Plants Research  
The present study documented the traditional knowledge of medicinal plants which are used for the treatment of respiratory diseases asthma in India by various tribal communities. The present study is based on the literature survey from various sources and it provides a comprehensive knowledge about the use of plants and their parts for the treatment of asthma by various tribal communities in India. Ethno-medicinal uses of 95 plant species along with their botanical names, plant family, part
more » ... , mode of administration and distribution of the plants in India were documented. They belong to 85 genera from 56 plant families. The present study provides the insight about the utilization of these plants by various tribal communities throughout India for the treatment of asthma.
doi:10.5897/jmpr2015.5890 fatcat:l6mqfpbdxzf6dedxjp7ak5qg54