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Title: Traditional medicinal plant wealth of Pachalur and Periyur hamlets Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu
Authors: Samuel, J Karunyal
Andrews, B
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Medicinal plants
Traditional knowledge
Tamil Nadu
<i style="">Paliyans</i>
<i style="">Pulayans Doobies</i>
<i style="">Parayars</i>
<i style="">Asariars</i>
<i style=""> Mannadiars</i>
<i style="">Sakiliyars</i>
<i style="">Chettiars</i>
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b style="">Int. Cl.<sup>7</sup></b>: A61K35/78, A61P1/04, A61P1/06, A61P1/10, A61P1/16, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P11/06, A61P15/00, A61P27/16, A61P29/00, A61P35/00, A61P39/02
Abstract: Traditional medicinal practices by the tribal communities living in various hamlets of Pachalur and Periyur were documented by Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) exercise and interview schedules. A collection of 82 medicinal plant species belonging to 44 families, used to treat 44 human ailments are described. The communities inhabiting the study area include <i style="">Paliyans</i>,<i style=""> Pulayans Doobies</i>,<i style=""> Parayars</i>,<i style=""> Asariars</i>,<i style=""> Mannadiars</i>,<i style=""> Sakiliyars</i> and <i style="">Chettiars.</i>
Description: 264-270
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(2) [April 2010]

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