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Title: Ethnomedicines of Sonapur, Kamrup District, Assam
Authors: Sharma, Rupanjali
Sharma, HK
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Bej
Folk herbal remedies
Karbis
Bodos
Sonowal-Kocharis
Nepalis
Tea-tribe
Assam
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt.Cl: A61K36/00, A61P1/10, A61P1/14, A61P5/00, A61P5/50, A61P9/14, A61P15/00, A61P19/00, A61P29/00, A61P35/00, A61P39/02
Abstract: The people of Sonapur, under Dimoria development block of Kamrup (Metro) district, Assam, comprised of several ethnic groups namely, Karbis, Bodos, Sonowal-Kocharis, Nepalis, Tea-tribe, etc. In spite of having modern medical facilities, they use traditional methods of treatment using plants and animals. As a result of an ethnobotanical survey conducted during 2005-2006, the information gathered on 40 plant species from 40 genera and 34 families are presented. The information will provide ample opportunities for further scientific studies.
Page(s): 163-165
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.09(1) [January 2010]

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