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Title: Gewai saag: A folk medicine used by the tribal people of Central Himalayan region
Authors: Padalia, Kirtika
Keywords: Solanum nigrum;Traditional knowledge;Folk medicine;Uttarakhand;Tribal people
Issue Date: Jan-2015
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61K 36/00
Abstract: Gewai saag is a folk medicine prepared by the leaves and the young stem of the Solanum nigrum L. This medicine is frequently used by the tribal and the local community of Uttarakhand state to relief of various sort of body pain. The medicine is highly effective in the joint pain and rheumatism. This article describes the method of preparation of the medicine and its applications along with an objective to conserve the practices of traditional knowledge of plant and plant’s products.
Page(s): 144-146
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.01(1) [January 2015]

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