Herbal Veterinary Practices in Nepal

  • N. P. Manandhar Ka 3- 16, Naya Baneshwar P. 0. Box 3389, Kathmandu

Abstract

The indigenous knowledge, acquired by long experience has important role in rural communities for livelihood. So far, it is communicated verbally to limited family members. As a result, this knowledge is at threatened stage. It has been tried to document the folk-lore which is limited among older generations.The paper includes 64 species of plants which are used in veterinary medicine.These plants are represented by 40 families. Of them, one species is Gymnosperm and 3 species belong to Monocotyledons.These plants are used to treat 17 types of animal diseases