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Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants of India and Nepal, Volume 3

V. Singh (Editor)

The present book “Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants of India and Nepal” is next publication in the series on Indian Medicinal Plants. The contributors of the papers in this book are well known Indian Ethnobotanists who have furnished authenticated data for further scientific and clinical tests. The information about the medicinal plants spread over 325 pages, covers various tribal communities from north to south and east to west and different ailments cured in nature’s dispensary. Beautiful photographs of some medicinal plants have also been provided by some contributors. 

The information furnished in the book will be useful for controlling biopiracy, backing conservation strategies and facilitate better understanding of phytotherapy research.

Contents: Editorial. 1. Preliminary pharmacognostic evaluation and phytochemical studies on seeds of Blepharis edulis Pers. (Utangan)/M.S. Pande and A.K. Pathak. 2. Ethnomedicinal plants used by the tribals of Parambikulum wildlife sanctuary in Palakkad district, Kerala State, India/K. Yesodharan and K.A. Sujana. 3. Notes on rare and locally threatened ethnomedicinal plants of Bankura District, West Bengal and their ex situ conservation/S. Panda. 4. Ethnobotanical Survey of West Rardh (Murshidabad, Birbhum, Bankura, Purulia, Purba and Paschim Medinipur districts) for Natural Health Care and Green Belt Movement/Ashis Ghosh. 5. Traditional uses of some plants in folk medicines on Indo-Nepal border/S.D. Maliya. 6. Plants in ethno-veterinary practices in Kullu district-Himachal Pradesh/Shalu Devi Thakur, Syed Mubashir Hanief and N.S. Chauhan. 7. Survey and conservation of homoeopathic medicinal plants of Orissa, India/K. Susanta Behera, Anima Panda and Malaya K. Misra. 8. Plants used in the treatment of various human ailments by the Bhil Tribe of Ratlam district (M.P.) India/Dinesh Jadhav. 9. Ethnoveterinary plants from tribal inhabitated localities of Ratlam District (M.P.) India/Dinesh Jadhav. 10. Some forest weeds in lateritic Paschim Medinipur district and their therapeutic values/A.K. Mahanta, D.C. Pal and B.R. Pati. 11. Some less known ethnomedicinal plants of Tirunelveli Hills, Tamil Nadu/M. Ayyanar and S. Ignacimuthu. 12. Selected plants used as hair tonic/P.R. Sur, A.M. Saren and A.C. Haldar. 13. Traditional usage of Mehandi (Lawsonia inermis L.)/K.P. Singh, Pooja Garg and Gunjan Dhakre. 14. Ethnobotany of some macrophytes of Kashmir/A. Majeed Kak. 15. Economically important plants from Orang National Park, Assam/Samim Sofika Begum and T.M. Hynniewta. 16. Ethnobotany of Thakar Tribe of Maharashtra/S.Y. Kamble, T.N. More, S.R. Patil, E.A. Singh and S.G. Pawar. 17. Herbal folklore for migraine in Porbandar District of Gujarat/B.A. Jadeja, N.K. Odedra and K.P. Thanki. 18. A contribution to the medicinal plants of West Midnapore district, West Bengal, India/Kanti Pijush Das and Amal Kumar Mondal. 19. Some plants used in veterinary medicine, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India/A.K. Mahanta, D.C. Pal and B.R. Pati. 20. A survey of the medicinal use of religious plants in Parassala Panchayat, Neyyattinkara Taluk, Kerala/A.K. Ajitkumar and R.S. Chitra. 21. Medicinal plants being used by people in Bilaspur and Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh/Archana Singh and Ajay Kumar. 22. Antifungal screening of some ethnomedicinal herbal plants/N.P. Bhalla, Suman Bhalla and D. Jain. 23. Medicinal plants of sericultural gardens of Dehra Dun/P.K. Srivastav, Sandeep, P.N. Mishra and M.A. Khan. 24. Climbing plants with special reference to their medicinal importance from Midnapore town and its adjoining areas/A.K. Samanta and K.K. Biswas. 25. Observations on some anti-inflammatory uses of plants from Mahadeo Hills in Madhya Pradesh/Abhayankar, Ravindra, Ravi Upadhyay and N.P. Shukla. 26. Traditional knowledge of Mahua (Madhuca indica J.F. Gmel.) and its utilization in current initiatives/N. Mukta and N. Sunil. 27. Some ethnomedicinal plants of Ranikhet region, Uttaranchal/Neha Singh, Y.P.S. Pangtey, S. Khatoon and A.K.S. Rawat. 28. Uses of some medicinal plants in the Kalimpong Himalaya (India): Conservation, potential and prospects/Sauris Panda. 29. Folk potential herbal drugs of Bankura, Parulia and Midnapore districts in West Bengal/Ashis Ghosh. 30. Ethnomedicinal studies on genus Alysicarpus from Bundelkhand region/N.P. Bhalla and Suman Bhalla. 31. Traditional uses of some folkmedicines among tharus of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary region of district Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh/S.D. Maliya. 32. Diversity assessment of folkmedicines of Kheri and Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh, India/S.D. Maliya. 33. Diversity of medicinal plants in North Eastern Uttar Pradesh/Chhamta Srivastava. 34. Ethno-medicinal study of some important plants used in the treatment of hair and boils in district Pulwama of Kashmir/Iqbal Chak, R.K. Agarwal and Majeed Kak. 35. Ethnobotanical study of the Halam Tribe of Assam and Tripura, India/Ashis Nath and G.G. Maiti. 36. Notes on rare and locally threatened ethnomedicinal plants of Bankura district, West Bengal and their ex situ conservation/S. Panda. 37. Herbal folk remedies for diarrhoea and dysentery from East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh/J. Suneetha, T.V.V. Seetharami Reddy and S. Prasanthi. 38. Ethnomedicinal plants of Belgaum region, Karnataka/Vinayak Upadhya, Divakar Mesta, H.V. Hegde, Shripad Bhat and S.D. Kholkute. 39. Herbal folk medicine used against gastro intestinal problems by tribal of Pulwama district (Kashmir) India/Iqbal Chak, R.K. Agarwal and A. Majeed Kak. 40. Huperzia serrata: an unexploited potential medicinal pteridophyte from India/H.B. Singh and Manish Kumar Singh. 41. Plants traditionally used as Galactogogue in Nallamalais of Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh/S. Nazaneen Praveen. 42. Medicinal plants useful in the treatment of Piles/P.C. Kalita and S.K. Borthakur. 43. Studies on the ethno-veterinary medicinal plants used by the tribals of Birbhum district West Bengal/Chowdhury Habibur Rahaman, Avijit Ghosh and Sudhendu Mandal.

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Title Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants of India and Nepal, Volume 3
Author V. Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2018
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 8172336035
length viii+338p., Figs; Tables; 12 Plates; Maps.