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Title: Some ethnoveterinary plant records for Sikkim Himalaya
Authors: Bharati, Kumar Avinash
Sharma, BL
Keywords: Ethnoveterinary practices
Lepcha tribe
Bhutia tribe
Limbus tribe
Nepalese tribe
Indigenous knowledge
Medicinal plants
Khurja
Uttar Pradesh
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P17/00, A61P17/14, A61P19/00, A61P29/00, A61P31/02, A61P39/02
Abstract:  A field survey was done to study and document the indigenous knowledge of various ethnic groups of Sikkim regarding animal healthcare. The hills of Sikkim Himalaya are inhabited by number of ethnic groups. They use medicinal plants not only for human being but also for their domestic animals. Large number of plants has been collected and the information on their ethnoveterinary uses was gathered from local inhabitants. The information about folk medicinal use, vernacular names of plants and the parts of the plants used are documented. During the investigation, a well developed ethnoveterinary system among tribal people was observed. Twenty of plant species used by local people to cure various disease and disorders were recorded.
Page(s): 344-346
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.09(2) [April 2010]

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