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Title: Medicinal plants prescribed by different tribal and non-tribal medicine men of Tripura state
Authors: Majumdar, Koushik
Saha, Reema
Datta, B K
Bhakta, T
Keywords: Ethnobotany
Ethnomedicine
Medicinal plants
Santal tribe
Tripura
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P1/08, A61P1/10,A61P1/16, A61P3/08, A61P3/10, A61P5/00, A61P5/50, A61P11/00, A61P11/06, A61P11/08, A61P11/10, A61P11/14, A61P13/00, A61P13/02, A61P15/00, A61P15/02, A61P17/00, A61P17/08, A61P17/14, A61P19/00, A61P19/02, A61P27/14, A61P27/16, A61P29/00, A61P31/12, A61P37/08, A61P39/02
Abstract: The paper deals with 33 medicinal plants along with their local names, parts and ethnomedicinal uses prescribed by tribal and non-tribal medicine men of Tripura state. The ethnobotanical field survey was conducted around the tribal areas of the state during 2002-2003 to highlight the ethnomedicinal uses and the herbal formulation/ preparations of various traditional medicines. The survey comprised of the medicinal use of 33 species of 31 genera belonging to 25 families of flowering plants used for the treatment of various ailments either single or in combinations. The study provides immense scope for the active principles analysis and clinical studies of these plants for future drug development.
Page(s): 559-562
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(4) [October 2006]

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