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|Title:||Animal products in traditional medicine from Attappady hills of Western Ghats|
|Keywords:||Animal medicine;Traditional medicine;Western Ghats|
|IPC Code:||Int. Cl. ⁸ : A61K36/00, A61P1/10, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P11/06, A61P11/14, A61P15/00, A61P15/02, A61P19/00, A61P27/00, A61P27/02, A61P29/00|
|Abstract:||The paper describes the traditional method of treating various kinds of ailments using various vertebrates and invertebrates and/or their products by different tribes in Attapadi hills of Western Ghats. Efforts have been made to identify different animals of medicinal value used by Irular, Mudugar and Kurumbar tribes and decode their names in English language along with scientific names as far as possible. A list of 44 animal species and their products, nature of ailments, mode of treatment has been presented.|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.07(2) [April 2008]|
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