Traditional phytotherapy used by the rural peoples of Hamirpur District of HP in the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases mainly Gonorrhea and Syphilis
Indigenous knowledge about particular floral diversity of an area is necessary for the identification of plants and their traditional uses for the purpose such as for food, fibres, fertilizer, fodder, fuel ritual and medicinal importance. In present paper the emphasis will be given on medicinally importance plants for primary health care. The present paper reveals that there are sixteen plants species which belongs to thirteen families are used for therapeutical or traditional uses as indigenous plants of Hamirpur district for the primary health care or treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
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