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Tribal Medicinal Plants

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Рубрика: Генетика. Микробиология

Автор(ы): Muhamed Mubarack,R. Venkataswamy and A. Doss

Язык: Английский

Издательство: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9783843369497

Баркод: 9783843369497

Год: 2010

Наличие книги: Отгружается в течение двух недель

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Страниц: 212

Описание книги

An ethnobotanical survey was undertaken to collect information from traditional healers on the use of medicinal plants in the Western Ghats, Tamilnadu during 2003 to 2007. The investigation revealed that, the traditional healers used 75 species of plants distributed in 71 genera belonging to 40 families to treat various diseases. The documented medicinal plants were mostly used to cure skin disorders, poison bites, stomach ache, nervous disorders, diabetes, common cold, cancer, ulcers and wounds. Among the plants, 20 frequently used plants were selected and various studies such as Pharmacognostical, Antimicrobial and Free radical scavenging studies were performed to prove their medicinal potential. The traditional healers are dwindling in number and there is a potential danger of traditional knowledge disappearing soon, as the younger generation is not intensely interested to further this tradition. This study supports claims that the Malasar posses a rich traditional aboriginal...

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