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Title: Documentation of traditional knowledge on medicinal plants of Bidar district, Karnataka
Authors: P, Prashantkumar
G M, Vidyasagar
Keywords: Folk medicine
Herbal remedies
Karnataka
Tribals
Medicinal plants
Bidar district
Ethnomedicine
Lambanis tribe
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/00, A61P1/04, A61P1/08, A61P1/10, A61P5/00, A61P5/50, A61P7/00, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P11/10, A61P11/12, A61P15/02, A61P15/10, A61P17/00, A61P17/14, A61P19/00, A61P29/00, A61P29/02, A61P31/00, A61P35/00
Abstract: A floristic survey of Bidar district was made to assess the medicinal value of herbaceous flora. It is observed that local people practice traditional system of medicine in their healthcare system. About 30 plant species, belonging to 29 genera and 20 families largely used as medicine by tribals and local people of Bidar have been enumerated in this paper. These plants contain valuable chemical substances and are employed in the treatment of various ailments. The present work aims at documentation of traditional uses of the local medicinal plants for the benefit of mankind and further scientific investigation.
Page(s): 295-299
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(3) [July 2006]

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