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Title: Ethnomedicinal plant resources of Jaunsari tribe of Garhwal Himalaya, Uttaranchal
Authors: Bhatt, V P
Negi, G C S
Keywords: Conservation
Ethnomedicine
Garhwal Himalayas
Jaunsari tribe
Traditional healthcare
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/10, A61P1/12, A61P3/08, A61P5/00, A61P5/50, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P11/06, A61P13/00, A61P25/00, A61P27/16, A61P29/00, A61P29/02, A61P31/00, A61P33/06, A61P35/00
Abstract: An attempt has been made to evaluate plants used for medicare by the tribal people of the Jaunsar area of Garhwal Himalayas. The study reveals the indigenous medicinal uses of 66 plant species belonging to 52 genera and 41 families by the tribal people of Jaunsar. Ethnomedicinal uses of 17 species recorded in the paper are the first report from the region. Documentation of traditional knowledge on the ethnomedicinal uses of these plants is essential for conservation efforts for the plant resources and new drug development.
Page(s): 331-335
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(3) [July 2006]

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