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dc.contributor.authorFrancis, Xavier T-
dc.contributor.authorFreeda, Rose A-
dc.contributor.authorDhivyaa, M-
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-29T09:03:23Z-
dc.date.available2011-06-29T09:03:23Z-
dc.date.issued2011-07-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12039-
dc.description559-562en_US
dc.description.abstractAn Ethnobotanical survey was undertaken to collect information from tribal people of Kolli hills of Eastern Ghats, South India. The traditional knowledge of local tribal people on medicinal plants was collected through questionnaires and personal interview during field trips. The present study reveals that the Malayali people in Kolli hills used 50 plants species distributed in 45 genera belonging to 33 families to treat various diseases. The documented medicinal plants mostly used to cure skin diseases. In the present study, Solanaceae and Lamiaceae are most dominant families were used for the various ailments. Documentation of traditional knowledge on the Ethnomedicinal uses of these plants is essential for conservation efforts for the plants resources and new drug development.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt.Cl.8: A01D 6/00en_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJTK Vol.10(3) [July 2011]en_US
dc.subjectEthnobotanyen_US
dc.subjectSkin diseasesen_US
dc.subjectMalayali tribesen_US
dc.subjectConservationen_US
dc.titleEthnomedcinal survey of malayali tribes in kolli hills of eastern ghats of Tamil Nadu, Indiaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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