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Title: Ethnomedicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes and jaundice by Palliyar tribals in Sirumalai hills, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India
Authors: Maruthupandian, A
Mohan, V R
Kottaimuthu, R
Keywords: Diabetes;Ethnomedicine;Jaundice;Palliyars;Sirumalai hills;Western Ghats
Issue Date: Dec-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. cl. (2011.01) - A61K 36/00, A61P 1/16, A61P 3/10
Abstract: The study has been carried out in Sirumalai hills of Western Ghats, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu. Palliyar, the predominant tribal community has their settlements in different areas in the Sirumalai hills. 30 medicinal plants belonging to 18 families are identified which have been employed by the tribal community for the treatment of diabetes and jaundice. The plants have been tabulated with botanical, family and vernacular names, mode of use and dosage, etc.
Page(s): 493-497
ISSN: 0976-0512 (Online); 0976-0504 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJNPR Vol.2(4) [December 2011]

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