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Title:  Ethnobotany of Dillenia pentagyna Roxb. in Vindhya region of Madhya Pradesh, India
Authors: Dubey, P C
Sikarwar, R L S
Khanna, K K
Tiwari, Arjun P
Keywords: Dillenia pentagyna;Karkat;Ethnobotany;Medicinal uses;Madhya Pradesh,;Vindhya region
Issue Date: Oct-2009
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.8 — A61K 36/00
Abstract: An ethnobotanical study among the various tribal and folk communities of Vindhya region of Madhya Pradesh was carried out during the year 2004-2007. Detailed first hand information on ethnobotanical uses of Dillenia pentagyna Roxb., an endangered tree species, was collected, which accounts for many ethnical uses in the study area. The tribal and folk communities use the various parts of it for the treatment of their different ailments and diseases, viz. delivery (bark), bone fracture (leaf), body pain (root), piles (leaf), diabetes (bark), diarrhoea and dysentery (bark), etc.
Page(s): 546-548
ISSN: 0975-1092(Online); 0972-592X(Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.8(5) [September-October 2009]

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