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Title: Medicinal plants used in skin disease in Deganga, West Bengal
Authors: Bhattacharjee, A
Chatterjee, Soumyadip
Keywords: Medicinal Plants
Skin disease
Oraon tribe
West Bengal
Issue Date: Apr-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P17/00, A61P17/02, A61P31/00
Abstract: Ethnobotanical studies reveal some plant species used in skin disease by Oraon tribe of Chandanpur, Hadipur, Chupri village of Deganga, North twenty- four Paragana, West Bengal. Most of the plants were found to be unknown or less known from usage point of view. Other village people migrated from the erstwhile East Pakistan (Bangladesh) also used the plants in skin disease. The plants are: Aloe vera L, Argemone mexicana L, Atrocarpus gomezianus Trecul sub. Spp. zeylanicus jorett, Butea frondosa Roxb ,Cassialata alata L.,Lawasonia inermis L., Ocimum sanctum L.,Pongamia pinnata (L)Merre, Solanum anguivi Lam. & Strychnos nux-vomica L.
Page(s): 358-359
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.06(2) [April 2007]

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