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Ethnomedicinal Uses of Achyranthes Aspera L. (Amarantaceae) in Management of Gynaecological Disorders in Western Uttar Pradesh (India)

@article{Khan2005EthnomedicinalUO,
  title={Ethnomedicinal Uses of Achyranthes Aspera L. (Amarantaceae) in Management of Gynaecological Disorders in Western Uttar Pradesh (India)},
  author={A. V. Khan and A. D. Khan},
  journal={Ethnobotanical Leaflets},
  year={2005},
  volume={2005},
  pages={11}
}
This communication records the ethno-medicinal uses of Achyranthes aspera in management of gynecological disorders in rural areas of Aligarh, Badaun, Bulandshahar, Farrukhabad and Hatharas districts of Western Uttar Pradesh, India. The claims were gathered by interviewing traditional healers, especially women, of the study area. Attempt was made to verify the efficacy of claims with actual beneficiaries, though it was not possible in all cases due to social customs. A total of twenty-three… Expand
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