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Title: Medicinal plants used as antipyretic agents by the traditional healers of Darjeeling Himalayas
Authors: Chhetri, D R
Keywords: Antipyretic activity
Folk medicine
Herbal medicine
Ethnomedicine
Traditional medicine
Issue Date: Jul-2004
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt Cl7.: A61K 35/78, A61P 33/06, A61P 29/00
Abstract: Darjeeling Himalayan region is characterized by a rich floral diversity. Since most of the hilly terrain is devoid of modern medical facilities, the people here are dependent on Traditional Medicine Systems for their health-care. During the course of the study, it was found that 37 species of plants belonging to 29 families are utilized as antipyretic agents in the different ethnic medicine practices prevalent in the region.
Page(s): 271-275
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.03(3) [July 2004]

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