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Title: Some ethnomedicines used by the <i>Tai Ahom</i> of Dibrugarh district, Assam, India
Authors: Kalita, Dilip
Phukan, Bonoranjan
Keywords: Assam
Medicinal plants
Tai Ahom
Issue Date: Dec-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: <b>Int. cl.<sup>8</sup></b> - A61K 36/00
Abstract: It is well known fact that from the time immemorial, large number of plant species were used by the mankind for the treatment of different kind of diseases. The ethno-medico-botanical folklore of <i>Tai Ahom</i> of Dibrugarh district of Assam is very rich. An attempt has been made to study ethnomedicines used by the <i>Tai Ahom</i> people of the study areas for the treatment of 17 commonly occurring diseases like abdominal pain, abscess, cough, cut-injury, diarrhoea, dysentery, epilepsy,<b style=""><i style=""> </i></b>epitaxis, fracture, gastric, inflammation, loosening of teeth, loss of appetite, migraine, sleeplessness, sour in mouth, whooping cough and worms. A total number of 24 medicinally important plant species are reported in this paper.
Description: 507-511
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJNPR Vol.1(4) [December 2010]

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