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Title: Ethno-medico-botanical aspects of Hmar tribe of Cachar district, Assam (Part I)
Authors: Nath, Mautushi
Choudhury, M Dutta
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Hmar tribe
Medicinal plants
Issue Date: Oct-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P1/08, A61P1/14, A61P1/16, A61P9/14, A61P13/00, A61P15/00, A61P19/00, A61P29/00, A61P35/00, A61P39/02
Abstract: The paper deals with medicinal plants used by Hmar tribes of Cachar district for the treatment of various diseases. During investigation, 60 species of medicinal plants belonging to Rutaceae, Liliaceae, Meliaceae, Apocynaceae, Leguminosae, Solanaceae, Acanthaceae families have been collected. Collected plants are mostly used for the treatment of skin disease, toothache, cuts, wounds, stool problem, gastro-intestinal problem, high blood pressure, diabetes, menstrual problem, dysentery, jaundice, asthma, rheumatism, etc. Collected plants are enumerated providing correct nomenclature, vernacular name, and part(s) used. Of 60 plants, medicinal utility of only one plant is reported as new and for 46 plants additional medicinal utility have been recorded.
Page(s): 760-764
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.09(4) [October 2010]

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