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Title: Some medicinal plants used by Irular, the tribal people of Marudhamalai hills, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Authors: Senthilkumar, M
Gurumoorthi, P
Janardhanan, K
Keywords: Ethnobotany;Medicinal plants;Irulars;Tribals;Marudhamalai hills;Coimbatore;Tamil Nadu
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl 8 A61K 36/00
Abstract: The present paper deals with ethnobotanical study on 75 plant species used for several common diseases like scabies, skin allergies, diabetes, headache, jaundice, scorpion bite, diarrhoea, leucoderma, rheumatism, earache, wounds, leprosy, asthma, dysentery, etc. by the Irulars (tribal) people of Marudhamalai Hills, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu. The botanical, vernacular and family names, mode of preparations and uses have been provided for further pharmacological and clinical evaluations.
Page(s): 382-388
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.5(5) [September-October 2006]

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