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Title: Medicinal plants of North-Kamrup district of Assam used in primary healthcare system
Authors: Das, N J
Saikia, S P
Sarkar, S
Devi, K
Keywords: Assam
Ethnomedicine
Healthcare practices
Bodo tribe
Koch-Rajbongshi tribe
Santal tribe
Asthma
Dog bite
Dysentery
Piles
Sinusitis
Ulcer
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P1/04, A61P1/16, A61P5/24, A61P5/26, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P11/02, A61P11/06, A61P11/08, A61P15/00, A61P15/08, A61P17/00, A61P17/14, A61P27/14, A61P29/00, A61P35/00, A61P39/02
Abstract: Medicinal value of herbaceous plants used by different ethnic groups of the North-Kamrup district of Assam, based on survey is presented. Information was collected through personal interview with local herbal practitioners. Of 31 plant medicinal species documented, 8 species were found to be used in stomach disorder, 4 in body pain, 3 species in piles, 2 species in skin disease, 2 in ulcer and remaining in dysurea, boils, nervous affection, spermatorrhoea, jaundice, toothache, hydrophobia, sinusitis, asthmatic trouble and obstetrics problem.
Page(s): 489-493
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(4) [October 2006]

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