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Title: Ethnomedicinal formulations used by traditional herbal practitioners of Ranchi, Jharkhand
Authors: Chandra, Rabish
Mahato, Malati
Mandal, SC
Kumar, Kamini
Kumar, Jyoti
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Folklore
Traditional herbal practitioner
Ranchi
Jharkhand
Issue Date: Oct-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P1/14, A61P1/16, A61P17/00, A61P17/02, A61P19/00, A61P19/02, A61P21/00, A61P29/00, A61P39/02
Abstract: Ranchi district of Jharkhand state is immensely rich in biodiversity and ethnomedicinal information. Ethnomedicinal survey was conducted during 2004. The information on ethnomedicinal formulation is based on the exhaustive interview with local traditional herbal practitioners and other knowledgeable persons, who prescribe their herbal preparation to treat various ailments. Twelve ethnomedicinal formulations reported in the paper includes 28 medicinal plants. These research finding need to be integrated with national healthcare systems, which requires further pharmacological validation.
Page(s): 599-601
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.06(4) [October 2007]

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