Traditional Zootherapeutic uses in the Treatment of Asthma by the Ethnic Groups of Assam, India

Authors : Ananya Chetia; Lipika Das

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 12 - December

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Asthma, a complex disease caused by inflammation in the airways due to allergens, drugs, chemicals, exercise, infection etc is one of the most common diseases suffered by people. From the ancient time, people all around the world are using different plants and animal products to cure several diseases including Asthma. In Assam also, different tribes and ethnic communities were found to be using folk medicine to cure Asthma. This review summarized the use of animals and their products as remedy to prevent and cure Asthma by the different communities of Assam. A total 18 animal species were recorded in the published works available that are used in the treatment which includes 8 species of insects, 5 fishes, 1 mollusc, 2 amphibians and 6 species of mammals

Keywords : Asthma, Zootherapy, Ethnozoology, Animals, Medicine


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