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Title: Ethnogynecological uses of plants prevalent among the tribes of Periyar Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats
Authors: Augustine, Jomy
Sreejesh KR
Bijeshmon PP
Keywords: Ethnogynecology
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kerala
Mannan tribes
Paliyan tribes
Urali tribes
Malayarayan tribes and Malampandaram tribes
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P15/00, A61P15/06, A61P31/00, A61P31/04
Abstract: Periyar Tiger Reserve, with an area of 777 sq km is the largest protected area in the high ranges of Kerala state. There are five tribal groups, namely Mannan, Paliyan, Urali, Malayarayan and Malampandaram with a total population of 2,166. An ethnobotanical study carried out among the tribal groups of Periyar Tiger Reserve revealed use of 15 plant species for ethnogynecological purposes.
Page(s): 73-76
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.09(1) [January 2010]

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