Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/14395
Title: <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Mangal;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language: HI" lang="EN-GB">Medicinal plants of North Cachar Hills district of Assam used by the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Dimasa</i> tribe</span>
Authors: Rout, Jayashree
Sajem, Albert L
Nath, Minaram
Keywords: <i>Dimasa</i> tribe
Traditional healer
North Cachar Hills
Assam
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int.Cl.<sup>8</sup>:A01D 13/25, A01D 23/07, A01D 23/09, A01D 7/13, A01D 7/14, A01D 20/46
Abstract: <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family: " times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:="" mangal;mso-ansi-language:en-gb;mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:="" hi"="" lang="EN-GB">A total of 47 plants species have been reported herein to be used in the treatment of diseases like urinary disorder, diarrhoea, malaria, etc. Among the plant types, herbs species were the most frequently used. Ferns and cycad also find usage in their traditional healing system. Notable among the plants documented is the use of a threatened species like <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Gloriosa superba </i>as antihelmintics,<i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal"> Cycas revoluta </i>for urinary problems, <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;="" mso-ansi-language:pt-br;mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="PT-BR">Elaeagnus caudata </span></i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;="" mso-ansi-language:pt-br;mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="PT-BR">for miscarriage,<span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;="" mso-ansi-language:en-gb;mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="EN-GB"> etc. A complete account of species, parts used, mode of preparation and dosage for curing diseases like diarrhoea, malaria, jaundice, diabetes, high blood pressure, snakebite, etc. have been investigated in detail.</span></span></span>
Description: 520-527
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/14395
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
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