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Title: Traditional alcoholic beverage, <i style="">Yu</i> of <i style="">Meitei</i> communities of Manipur
Authors: Singh, P K
Singh, K I
Keywords: <i style="">Yu</i>
Traditional beverage
Alcoholic beverage
<i style="">Meitei </i>tribe
Manipur
Issue Date: Apr-2006
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b style="">Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>: </b>A61K36/00, C12G3/00, C12G3/08, C12H1/00
Abstract: From time immemorial the people of Manipur use <i style="">Yu</i> for medicine, relaxant and offerings. It is a distilled product of the fermented local rice. The technology of the preparation of <i style="">Yu </i>is a traditional one and the product is a source of income generation to the poorer sections of people. The technology is amenable for upgradation in a scientific way. <i style="">Yu</i> is a strong solvent for many important active constituents of medicinal plants, whose actions play a potent role in the traditional medicine. The paper deals with the uses of 12 plant species belonging to 12 families, their mode of action and applications collected from traditional healers.
Description: 184-190
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/6834
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.05(2) [April 2006]

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