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Title: Medicinal plants used by Kokani tribals of Nasik district Maharashtra to cure cuts and wounds
Authors: Kuvar, Sachin D
Bapat, UC
Keywords: Ethnomedicine;Ethnobotany;Folklore;Kokani tribe;Cuts;Wounds
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code:  Int. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P29/00, A61P31/00, A61P31/02
Abstract: The Kokani tribals reside in Nasik, Dhule and Nandurbar districts of Maharashtra. The field trips in these areas were carried out in June and October 2004. The ethnobotanical study revealed use of 9 plant species belonging to different families to cure cuts and wounds. The method of preparation of crude drugs and their application along with the scientific and local names of the plants is given. The knowledge on the ethnomedicinal uses of the Kokani tribals can help to discover new drugs to cure cuts and wounds provided the data given is scientifically evaluated.
Page(s): 114-115
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(1) [January 2010]

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