Plants used for the Treatment of Wild Animals Disease – Biological Times

Plants used for the Treatment of Wild Animals Disease

Publication Date : 09/01/2024

Author(s) :

Muhammad Faisal, Khalil Ahmad, Abid Ali, Tasawar Iqbal*, Sidra Altaf.

Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
Issue 12
(01 - 2024)

Abstract :

Wild animals have intricate relationships with plants, using them for their health and medical needs. This article delves into the complex relationship between wild animals and plants as it relates to the management of diseases. Various animals, including chimpanzees and butterflies, exhibit self-medication behaviors by ingesting certain plants to fight infections or ward off parasites. Zoopharmacognosy highlights the complex relationships between the plant and animal kingdoms, showcasing the intricate connections within the natural world. The possible healing qualities of plants, their ability to regulate parasites and their impact on the general health and wellness of wildlife. Understanding the importance of these interactions is crucial for preserving wildlife and underscores the necessity for ongoing research to understand the complexities of plant-animal relationships in the context of disease ecology.

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