Plants have traditionally served as man's most important weapon against pathogens. Herbal medicines are widely used by all sections of the community, either as folk remedies or as medicaments in the indigenous as well as modern system of medicine. The present work was performed to enumerate the medicinal herbs that tribes and rural people uses for the treatment of jaundice. Data were collected by interviewing local traditional therapists and tribes of the region. Details of 10 herbs and 03 formulations were gathered along with their doses, duration and formulations during the course of present investigation in the study area. Our study revealed that all above herbs and their formulations have been used since quite a long time by the tribes and rural people and no side/ adverse effects were reported.
Kapadia, R.; Dwivedi, S.; Dwivedi, A.; Pandey, S.; and Barpete, P. K.
"Polyherbal Formulation used in the Treatment of Jaundice,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2009
, Article 9.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2009/iss1/9