Out of a total of 24 Mannan tribal settlements in Idukki district only two ISBN: Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants Materials and. ethnobotanical study carried out among the tribal groups of Periyar Tiger Reserve Keywords: Ethnogynecology, Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala, Mannan tribes. Fardous Mohammad Safiul Azam, Anup Biswas, Abdul Mannan, Nusrat Anik . G. J. Martin, Ethnobotany: A “People and Plants” Conservation.

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The roots were rubbed on a stone with a few drops of water and the paste obtained is given internally and applied externally in snakebite.

Flower gardens have no known survival benefit, they decorate the yard around the house. The results revealed the use of 30 plants belonging to 23 families.

It is concluded that famine food plants also serve as ethnomedicinal plants. Their taboos, festivals, rituals and other cultural aspects are closely associated with the surrounding vegetation preserved on religious ground. Crops also required labor, they represented hard work. West Bengal, India [ 3940 ] 2 Abrus precatorius L.

Even here in on Pohnpei, tulsi planted on either side of a path or driveway will prevent evil spirits from passing. Karat is a Fe’i banana.


The effect of drugs modifying absorption on death caused by cobra ethnobotant in rats. View at Google Scholar K. The two remaining stands of Gingko in the wild may actually have been planted and maintained by Buddhist monks.

The poor people offered this plant along with the ‘Ajeng Dues’ in Dobur Uie.

Manual for Tropical Herbaria. John Wiley and Sons; There is just one school, which teaches up to 5th standard and a hostel for tribal students located some miles away in Rthnobotany.

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European based “western” doctors see medicine as being culture independent. Removing the nohk is necessary when using oahs due to the thick midrib.

Ethnoveterinary medicine with special reference to cattle prevalent among the Nepalis of Assam, India; pp. Funding for the garden project was provided by the United States Department of Agriculture — Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education fund with additional funding from the New Zealand government.

The inflorescence nannans toothache, bronchial trouble and ulcers inside the mouth, it has strong local anaesthetization and also used for dysentery. Uttar Pradesh, India [ 76 ] 48 Mimosa pudica L. Ethnobtany tender leaves are used in Apong preparation Medicinal use: Neutralization of Bothrops asper venom by antibodies, natural products and synthetic drugs: Doakoahs en Pohnpei differs in being laid on a 45 degree diagonal.


Studies are continuing in order to determine if these bananas are included in the list above under another name. Infusion of roots is used as appetizer and ethnobotqny leaves are used to stop bleeding.

A massage to treat tense muscles may include a conversation that relaxes the patient. The Science of EthnobotanyMichael J. International Journal of Pharm Tech Research. Moving muscles requires compounds that have nitrogen.

View at Google Scholar O. The tree is sacred and is dedicated to the god of love, Kama Deva. A hairy annual weed, 5 m-1 m tall; leaves opposite, hairy on both sides; margin toothed; flowers pale in heads. If this trend continues their rich traditional knowledge will be lost ethnobotanyy with their death.

Using knowledge ethnobktany keeps the knowledge from falling into a state of disrepair.