The traditional health care system (hodopathy) is based on the use of medicinal plants as the natural medications show better compatibility with human body, easily available with less side effects. These plants contain so many chemical compounds like alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, saponins, phenolic compounds etc. that make them potential herbs and are used to cure various ailments like anaemia. Anaemia is a condition in which the hemoglobin level of the body decreases. The present study is based on extensive and intensive field survey that was made during 2019-2023. A large number of ethno medicinal plants have been documented during the survey work by interviewing local healers, knowledgeable persons, vaidyas etc. by preparing a questionnaire. Some of the medicinal plants like Psidium guajava, Carica papaya, Moringa oleifera and Spinacia oleracia were selected and ash values were determined which was found to be highest in Spinacea oleraceae i.e. 20.8 % followed by Moringa oleifera (14.5%), Carica papaya (14%) and Psidium guajava (9.5 %). The findings will help help in determining potential, quality and benefit of these plants in treatment of anaemia.
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Farha Fatma, Anil Kumar. Determination of Ash values of some Anti-anaemic Ethnomedicinal plants of Ranchi District, Jharkhand. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2023; 15(4):277-0. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2023.00043
Farha Fatma, Anil Kumar. Determination of Ash values of some Anti-anaemic Ethnomedicinal plants of Ranchi District, Jharkhand. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2023; 15(4):277-0. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2023.00043 Available on: https://rjpponline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-15-4-2
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