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Title:  Use of medicinal plants in animal healthcare- a case study from Gohpur, Assam
Authors: Saikia, Bipul
Borthakur, S K
Keywords: Indigenous knowledge;Medicinal plants;Veterinary diseases;Mishing; Bodo;Assam
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int Cl.9: A61K36/00, A61P1/04, A61P1/064, A61P1/16, A61P39/02
Abstract:  The paper deals with the indigenous knowledge of local communities on medicinal plants used for curing various veterinary diseases in Gohpur, Sonitpur district, Assam state. Information collected are based on interview, observation and cross-checked with other herbal practitioners. Assamese, Bodo, Mishing, Nepali, Santhal and Karbi are the chief ethnic groups in this area. The uses of plant parts along with the mode of administration revealed that 20 plant species were used for curing 21 types of diseases.
Page(s): 49-51
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(1) [January 2010]

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