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Plants Used by the Bhat Community for Regulating Fertility
Shiv Darshan Lal and Kamlesh Lata
Vol. 34, No. 3 (Jul. - Sep., 1980), pp. 273-275
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4254185
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The rural population of the Bhats uses medicinal plants for regulating fertility. A survey was conducted among medicinal plant sellers, healers, priests and local people. Information on 28 plants and 11 recipes for doses from two or more vegetal species are given. Popular names, empirical properties, and manner of using recipies are described.
Economic Botany © 1980 New York Botanical Garden Press