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|Title:||Ethnomedicinal plants used for gastro-intestinal diseases by Adi tribes of Dehang-Debang Biosphere Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh|
|Keywords:||Dehang-Debang Biosphere Reserve;Adi tribe;Ethnomedicine;Gastrointestinal diseases;Arunachal Pradesh|
|IPC Code:||Int. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/00, A61P1/04, A61P1/06, A61P1/10, A61P1/14, A61P1/06|
|Abstract:||An ethno-medico-botanical survey was carried out in Adi dominated areas of Dehang-Debang Biosphere Reserve (DDBR) of Arunachal Pradesh during 2005-2007 to study the pattern of use, preparation, and dosage administration of drugs in treatment of various gastrointestinal diseases. A total of 44 plant species belonging to 31 families were recorded for the treatment of various gastrointestinal diseases. Among these, 25 plant species used as antidysenteric and antidiarrhoeic, 9 species for stomachache, 6 species as stomachic, 4 species as carminative, 3 species as antiemetic, 2 species as anthelmentic, 1 species each as antiflatulent and laxative.|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.09(3) [July 2010]|
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