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Title: Cryptolepis buchanani A less-known medicinal plant used in bone fracture
Authors: Tayung, Kumananda
Saikia, Nabin
Keywords: Cryptolepis buchanani;Bone fracture;Traditional medicine;Arunachal Pradesh
Issue Date: Oct-2003
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: The paper presents the use of Cryptolepis buchanani for the treatment of bone fracture by tribal people in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The information is provided on the basis of personal interview with a local herbal practitioner known as ‘Bhejuyai’. Botanical description of the plant with local names, detection and nature of fracture and mode of administration by the herbal practitioner are described in detail.
Page(s): 371-374
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.02(4) [October 2003]

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