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Title: Ethnomedicinal uses of certain plants from Bay Islands
Authors: Das, Sonali
Sheeja, T E
Mandal, Asit B
Keywords: Nicobarese tribe
Shompen tribe
Jarawas tribe
Sentinels tribe
Ongese tribe
Great Andamanese tribe
Medicinal plants
Ethnomedicine
Bay Islands
Issue Date: Apr-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/04, A61P1/12, A61P11/06, A61P13/00, A61P17/00, A61P19/02, A61P33/06, A61P33/10
Abstract: Andaman and Nicobar Islands represent a biological paradise for plant biodiversity. Medicinal plants of these islands also represent a typical Malayan flora. About 52 medicinal plants are found to be endemic. The present article encompasses a glimpse of a few important medicinal plants from Bay Islands along with the folk knowledge gleaned through recurrent survey. Enormous prospect in drug discovery is discernible from these species.
Page(s): 207-211
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(2) [April 2006]

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