NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK) >
IJTK Vol.11 [2012] >
IJTK Vol.11(3) [July 2012] >


Title: Medicinal plants of North Cachar Hills district of Assam used by the Dimasa tribe
Authors: Rout, Jayashree
Sajem, Albert L
Nath, Minaram
Keywords: Dimasa tribe
Traditional healer
North Cachar Hills
Assam
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeInt.Cl.8:A01D 13/25, A01D 23/07, A01D 23/09, A01D 7/13, A01D 7/14, A01D 20/46
Abstract: 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 Gloriosa superba as antihelmintics, Cycas revoluta for urinary problems, Elaeagnus caudata for miscarriage, 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.
Page(s): 520-527
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.11(3) [July 2012]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJTK 11(3) 520-527.pdf138.95 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 950 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 557741 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 15-Jul-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in