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Title: Traditional remedies of Kani tribes of Kottoor reserve forest, Agasthyavanam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Authors: Vijayan, Arun
VB, Liju
John JV, Reena
Parthipan B
Renuka C
Keywords: Traditional remedy;Kani tribes;Ethnomedicine;Agasthya Vanam;Kottoor reserve forest;Kerala
Issue Date: Oct-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.⁸: A61K36/00, A61P1/08, A61P1/10, A61P3/04, A61P3/06, A61P5/00, A61P5/50, A61P11/00, A61P11/06, A61P11/14, A61P15/00, A61P15/02, A61P19/00, A61P25/00, A61P27/00, A61P29/00, A61P31/12, A61P39/02
Abstract: Agasthya Vanam is known for its floral diversity and is a part of Western Ghats. Kottoor Reserve forest is a rich source for medicinal plants that has long been utilized by the people, and hence this region is remarkable for rich medicinal folk knowledge. The paper provides information about 50 plant species used by Kani tribes to treat 39 ailments. In addition to the scientific names, vernacular names, family, habit, procedure for preparation of medicine, dosage and dietary control are given.
Page(s): 589-594
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.06(4) [October 2007]

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