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Title: Medicinal ferns of North Eastern India with special reference to Arunachal Pradesh
Authors: Benniamin, A
Keywords: Medicinal ferns
Arunachal Pradesh
North Eastern India
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A01D 16/02, A01D 11/18, A01D 12/17, A01D 11/00, A01D 9/01
Abstract: The Pteridophytes constitute the primitive vascular plant groups which are found scattered all over the world including India. Investigation had been made on medicinal values of higher plants but Pteridophytes are often ignored. In spite of the luxuriant growth of the plants in an around Arunachal Pradesh, North East India they had not been studied medicinally. The present study has been designed to assess the medicinal uses of 51 Pteridophyte species belongs to 28 families on the basis of field surveys and taxonomic identification of plants used by tribals of the Arunachal Pradesh of North Eastern India in their traditional methods of treatment of various diseases, and ailments like stomach disorders, poisonous bites, rheumatics cough, asthma, fever, diabetes, etc. are presented.
Page(s): 516-522
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.10(3) [July 2011]

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