In India, more than 1800 plants belonging to different families of Angiosperms are used for their therapeutic efficacy. There are still big gaps in the work of completing an exhaustive inventory of the medicinal plants of India. There is at the moment no exhaustive and reliable inventory available of all the medicinal plants of India used by all the different ethnic communities in different ecosystems.
The present book “Ethnic Tribes & Medicinal Plants” contains 18 articles by eminent scholars of the country on different aspects of the subjects. This book contains articles on Ethnomedicinal plants of different states of India including Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Tripura, Nagaland, Orissa, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, North-East India etc. It also covers information on ethnomedicinal plants used by Garasia, Kani, Naga, Bhil, Deories, Mishings, Mawasi and Tai Ahom tribes. Book covers articles on medicinal plants used for curing Asthma, Hepatic disorders, Gynecological disorders, Malaria, Antipyretic and skin diseases. Articles on plants used in Magico-religious belief and Ethno-medico-botanical note on traditional remedy have added to the value of the book. Present book provides excellent glimpses of the rich herbal medicine and traditional knowledge heritage of India.
The present book will serve not only as an excellent reference material but also as a practical guide for herbal healers, vaidhyas, Hakims, research workers and students in the field of medicinal plants.
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