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Title: Folk medicines for some diseases prevalent in Lakhimpur district of Brahmaputra valley, Assam
Authors: Kalita, Dilip
Deb, Bikash
Keywords: Folk medicines;Bejes;Bejinis;Brahmaputra valley;Barak valley;Lakhimpur;Assam
Issue Date: Aug-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.7 — A61K 35/78
Abstract: An attempt has been made to prepare a list of folk medicines invariably used by Bejes (medicine men) and Bejinis (medicine women) for treating 10 different diseases namely abdominal pain, abscess, allergy, amebiasis, asthma, backache, fungal infection of nail, lice control, piles and pinworm infection which are prevalent in some rural areas of Lakhimpur district of Brahmaputra valley, Assam. Information on twenty two plant species is given in this paper for further studies.
Page(s): 319-322
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.5(4) [July-August 2006]

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