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Variant of leukorrhea.
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2002), animal bites,pain (Lev, 2002), dysentery, diuresis, hemorrhage, hematemesis, hemoptysis, ophthalmia, conjunctivitis, leucorrhea, and stomach tonic (Saeed,1972; Usmanghani et al.
Sansevieria roxburghiana, used by the TMPs for treatment of leucorrhea is reportedly used by the Mali tribe of Munchingiputtu Mandal, Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh, India for treatment of dysentery [43].
The human diseases that were treated by the practitioners included tuberculosis, pain, malaria, sexual disorders, vomiting tendency, gastrointestinal disorders, cataract, leucorrhea, burns, bleeding from gum, jaundice, respiratory tract disorders, burning sensations in hands or feet or body, helminthiasis, skin diseases, liver and kidney problems, bleeding, fever, leucorrhea, and vaginitis.
Powder from bark or wood of Santalum album was mixed with coconut fruit pulp and taken regularly as remedy for leucorrhea.
It is reported to be effective in the treatment of piles, dysentry, asthma, gonorrhea, gleet, menorrhagia, leucorrhea and hemoptysis, and urinary diseases (Anonymous, 1952; Kirtikar and Basu, 1975; Nadkarni et al.
Kaviraj 3 also had a limited repertoire of ailments, which only included continuation of bleeding following childbirth, anemia, physical weakness, menstrual disorders, leucorrhea, gastrointestinal disorders, and jaundice.
They are used in the treatment of leucorrhea and atherosclerosis (Jeena and Kuttan, 1995).
For instance, the use of the plant against leucorrhea and urinary trouble has been reported from remote areas of Madhya Pradesh, India; folk medicinal practitioners of Natore and Rajshahi districts, Bangladesh; Chakma and Tonchongya tribes of Chittagong Hill Tracts Region, Bangladesh; folk medicinal practitioners of Naogaon district, Bangladesh; tribal communities of Kamrup district in Assam, India; people of Almora district, Uttarakhand, India; and Bhilala tribals in Buldhana district, Maharashtra State, India.
The fruits of Gymnopetalum cochinchinense and Solanum torvum were cooked as curry and eaten; for the former, it acted as a preventive measure against gastric ulcer, while for the latter, it acted as a preventive measure against leucorrhea, typhoid and tonsillitis, suggesting that the fruits have antimicrobial properties.
The decoction of triphala has been found to treat leucorrhea in women (Singh and Londhe 1993).
The ailments treated by him included asthma, leucorrhea, paralysis, external cuts and wounds, pain, stone in kidney or urinary tract, jaundice, gastrointestinal disorders, sexual disorders, enlargement of uterus, inflammation, and edema.