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Title: Traditional medicinal practices of Palliyar tribe of Srivilliputhur in Antenatal and Post-natal care of mother and child
Authors: Muthukumarasamy, S
Mohan, V R
Kumaresan, S
Chelladurai, V
Keywords: Palliyar tribes;Traditional medicine;Antenatal and Post-natal and Mother and child care
Issue Date: Dec-2004
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.7A61K 35/78, A61P 15/00
Abstract: The present study has been carried out in Grizzled Giant Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, Srivilliputhur, Tamil Nadu. Palliyar, the predominant tribal community has their settlements in different areas of this Sanctuary. Twenty eight medicinal plants belonging to 22 families are identified which have been employed by this section of tribal community in mother and child care. The plants have been enumerated in alphabetical order of botanical names followed by the family name, local (Palliyar) name, parts of plant used, mode of administration and dosage.
Page(s): 422-426
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.3(6) [November-December 2004]

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