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Title: Shuktani – a new ethno-medico recipe among the Sylheti Bengali Community of Barak valley, Southern Assam, India
Authors: Nath, Ashish
Maiti, G G
Keywords: Shuktani–Ethno–medico botanical recipe;Sylheti-Bengali;Barak Valley;Assam
Issue Date: Jan-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A01D 7/00, A01D 7/13, A01D 7/35, A01D 7/06, A01D 12/00, A01D 12/01, A01D 12/14
Abstract: During the survey of last 10 yrs on ethnobotanical study of Barak valley of Southern Assam may new traditional prescriptions and recipes were known. Shuktani is one of some familiar recipes which is still in regular practice amongst the Sylheti Bengali community of Barak Valley of Southern Assam which is used for several treatments as stomach disorders like diarrhoea, dysentery, indigestions, etc. and as a recipe for women as post parturition treatment, weakness and lactation, etc. Shuktani, a new ethno-medico-botanical recipe prepared with the uses of 35 species of Angiosperms consisting of the leaves of 23, vegetative buds, fruits and seeds of 4 each, stems and flowers of 2 each of the plants in either liquid form or in powdered form. The formulation, preparation along with uses, duration and doses are discussed for the remedy of the different diseases.
Page(s): 156-160
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.11(1) [January 2012]

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