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Title: Ethnomedicinal plants from Gohpur of Sonitpur district, Assam
Authors: Saikia, B
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Traditional knowledge
<i style="">Bodo</i> tribe
<i style="">Mishing</i> tribe
<i style="">Napali </i>tribe
<i style="">Santhal</i> tribe
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: The paper describes the traditional knowledge related to ethnomedicine of different communities of Gohpur of Sonitpur district of Assam state. Population of the study area is mainly dominated with <i style="">Assamese, Bodo, Mishing, Napali </i>and<i style=""> Santhal</i> communities. Information was collected on the basis of interview and observation with local healers, generally known as <i style="">Bej</i> (<i style="">Vaidya</i>). All together 22 prescriptions were recorded from 20 plant species belonging to 17 families.
Description: 529-530
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.05(4) [October 2006]

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