NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK) >
IJTK Vol.04 [2005] >
IJTK Vol.04(4) [October 2005] >

Title: Some new ethnomedicinal uses of Milkweed in the Indian desert
Authors: Kumar, Suresh
Goyal, Sangeeta
Chauhan, Aruna
Parveen, Farzana
Keywords: Medicinal Plants
Indian Desert
Issue Date: Oct-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code Int. Cl.7: A61K35/78, A61P3/10, A61P9/00, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P11/10, A61P11/14, A61P15/00, A61P17/02, A61P19/10, A61P19/02, A61P27/00, A61P29/00, A61P31/02, A61P33/02, A61P35/00, A61P39/02
Abstract:  Survey of desert dwellers in 102 villages in the Indian desert revealed many ethnomedicinal uses of commonly occurring Asclepiadaceous shrub called Milkweed, Calotropis procera (Ait.) R. Br. The information has been compared with 43 uses reported in previously published records and a total of 28 new medicinal uses have been found.  Veterinary uses of Calotropis procera (Ait.) R. Br. have also been reported. In view of its new curative uses, need for their pharmacological validation has been emphasized.
Page(s): 448-455
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.04(4) [October 2005]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJTK 4(4) 448-455.pdf227.48 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 109 
Recommend this item


Online Submission of Articles |  NISCAIR Website |  National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2015 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 165583 since 01-Sep-2015  Last updated on 27-Jun-2016Webmaster: