Essay On Snake Bite

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Abstract Background: The incidence of death rates caused due to snake bites resulted at an estimated rate of more than 1, 00,000 people worldwide. Medicinal plants are present all over the world that can be used as a medicine even in the treatment of snake bite. Plants consist of various phytochemical compounds present in different parts of the plant that can act against venom. Snake bite causes a severe health problems finally leading to death. The use of compounds from medicinal plants is used as medicinal treatment for snake bite. Methods: In view of the current situation the updates of recent researches applied in the field of treatment of snake bite developed from various medicinal plants might help researchers for further improvement…show more content…
One of the most peculiar problems regarding the public health that had captured a number of cases is “snake bite”. It is declared as one of the “Ignored tropical disease” by WHO (Mukherjee. 2012). It is a social concern in many parts of the world especially in tropical and subtropical regions (Samy et al., 2008). The most repeatedly found snakes in India are four different types; they are Indian cobra (Naja naja), Krait (Bangarus caeruleus), Russell’s viper (Daboia russelli) and Saw-scaled viper (Echis carinatus) which are venomous (Dey and De. 2011). And India stands as one of the leading country in terms of death rate due to snake bite (Barma et al., 2014). It is estimated that nearly 15,000 deaths are reported across India and more than 94,000 across the globe caused by snake bites (Mohapatra et al., 2011). The most popular problem among the world’s population is very much dependent on the traditional herbal medicine for their healthcare (Patil J and Patil HM et al., 2012). Until now there is no country which is free from the risk of snake bite that has caused the lives of many people including children (Maergesi et al.,

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