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Title: Ethnomedicinal knowledge among Tharu tribe of Devipatan division
Authors: Kumar, Akhilesh
Tewari, D D
Tewari, J P
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Folk medicine
Medicinal plants
Terai region
Tharu tribe
Uttar Pradesh
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P1/16, A61P11/00, A61P15/00, A61P15/06,A61P17/02, A61P27/00, A61P27/02, A61P29/00, A61P29/02, A61P31/00, A61P33/02, A61P33/06, A61P39/02
Abstract: Rich phytogenic diversity and Tharu tribal population characterize Devipatan division situated in Terai belt of Uttar Pradesh. Tharu tribe endowed with vast knowledge of medicinal plants have strong believes in supernatural powers (magicotherapeutic properties) of plants in the treatment or prevention of various ailments. An attempt has been made to document the ethnophytotherapeutics and folk claims.
Page(s): 310-313
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(3) [July 2006]

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