Plants Used for Diuretic Activity in Traditional Medicine in Kutch District, Gujarat


  • Tolani Institute of Pharmacy, Adipur, 370205, India
  • S.P. University, A. R. College of Pharmacy, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, 388120, India


Objective: To study the pattern of utilization of medicinal plants used as diuretics by people of Kutch district, Gujarat state, India. Materials and methods: Ethno-medical field survey method was used. Results and conclusion: 35 species of 32 genera and 22 families of angiosperms are reported along with plant part used medicinally. The putative plant remedies are neither evaluated nor phytochemicals identified.


Traditional Treatment, Diuretics, Kutch District, India.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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