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|Title:||Ethnomedicinal plants used by the tribals of Mizoram to cure cuts & wounds|
|Keywords:||Cuts & Wounds;Mizoram;Ethnobotany;Ethnomedicine|
|IPC Code:||Int. Cl.7: A61K35/78, A61P01/04, A61P01/10, A61P01/12, A61P01/16, A61P09/02, A61P13/02, A61P17/02, A61P33/06, A61P33/10, A61P39/02|
|Abstract:||Results of ethnobotanical studies carried out in the state of Mizoram are presented. The usage of wild plants by the native people for the cure of cuts and wounds is described. The use of 17 species, belonging to 14 families together with their local names and other uses have been enumerated. The plants not only contain antiseptic value but also have regenerative and healing properties. Sticking property of paste of bark was also observed in Laki tree. In addition, blood-clotting properties of some plants has also been reported.|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.04(1) [January 2005]|
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