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Title: Rasont – A traditional crude drug prepared from Berberis sp and its uses
Authors: Rajasekaran, A
Kumar, Nilay
Keywords: Rasont
Rasanjana
Crude drug
Traditional medicine
Traditional knowledge
Berberis sp
Issue Date: Oct-2009
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A01K61/00, A61P1/04, A61P1/06, A61P1/08, A61P7/00, A61P7/04, A61P9/14, A61P13/00, A61P13/02, A61P15/00, A61P15/02, A61P27/00, A61P27/02, A61P29/00, A61P31/02
Abstract: Rasont (locally known as rasaunt or rasanjana) is a crude, concentrated extract prepared from the roots and stem bark of several species of Berberis L. Traditionally, the village folks prepare the crude extract and use it to cure several ailments. The paper describes the indigenous method of preparation of rasont and its uses in Solan and Shimla districts of Himachal Pradesh.
Page(s): 562-563
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.08(4) [October 2009]

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