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Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume 1 : Ethnomedicine and Pharmacognosy

Author Name : J.N. Govil, V.K. Singh and Gurdeep Singh


  • Publisher : Studium Press LLC
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 10 : 0-9656038-6-5
  • Page no : 399
  • Publication Year : 2002

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The data recorded through ethnopharmacological field studies is invaluable as these provide information on wild medicinal plants used by tribals to treat their common and chronic ailments. For pharmaceuticals, ranging from digitalis to vincristine ethnobotanical approach to drug discovery has proved successful. Gastrointestinal maladies, inflammation, skin infections, and certain viral diseases are likely to be high saliency to indigenous healers, whereas diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular illness are unlikely to be easily diagnosed by indigenous people. Yet, indigenous remedies may indicate pharmacological activities for maladies such as schizophrenia, for which the biochemical mechanisms have yet to be discovered. Based on this rationale, the present volume of the series Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Ethnomedicine and Pharmacognosy has been compiled. The focus of the book is new researches pertaining to these areas. ?This publication provides first-hand information on ethnomedicines of different regions of Indian sub-continent and West Africa, comprising 33 original contributions by eminent scientists and researchers. Pharmacognostic studies on certain plant drugs have been included which provides basic data to help fixing-up their pharmacopoeial standards, thereby ensuring quality medicines of Indian Systems of Medicine & Homoeopathy.
Title Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Volume 1 : Ethnomedicine and Pharmacognosy
Table of Content Status of Cymbopogon in Bhutan : Present and Future Prospects (Bhutan). Ethnobotany of Tolchha Sect of Bhotiya Community of Garhwal Himalaya, India (India). Ethnobotanical Studies on Some Weeds of Gujarat, India (India). Ethnomedicinal Plants Diversity and Their Conservation in Nepal (Nepal). Ethnobotanical Notes on Some Plants of Common Occurrence in Parts of the Guinea and Sudan Savanna Regions of Nigeria (Nigeria). Plants Used for the Treatment of Skin Diseases in the Sub-Himalayan Tarai Region of Uttar Pradesh, India (India). Herbal Remedies in the Traditional Medicines of the Lolab Valley in Kashmir Himalaya, India (India). Ethnopharmacological Study of Korwa Tribes of Bihar, India (India). Ethnobotany and Nutrient Contents of Gnetum africanum L. in Nigeria, West Africa (Nigeria). Lesser Known Ethnomedicinal Claim on Theriophonum fischeri Sivadas (Araceae) in Sirumalai Hills of Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu, India (India). Folk Herbal Remedies of the Kheri District Forests (Uttar Pradesh), India (India). Herbal Drugs of the North Pakistan (Pakistan). Ethnobotanical, Economic and Nutritive Potentials of Aquatic Vascular Flora in the Nigerian Savanna (Nigeria). Folk Medicinal Plants from Bijnor District (U.P.), India (India). Ethnobotanical Studies in Rajasthan, India - An Update (India). Ethnomedicines: A Case Study from the Shola Forests of Kerala, India (India). Streblus asper Lour. An Indigenous Drug for the Treatment of Filariasis (India). Gandhamardhan Hills of Orissa, India - A Potential Source of Tribal Medicine (India). Herbal Veterinary Medicine from the Tribal Areas of Bankura and Midnapur Districts of West Bengal, India (India). Some Potential Herbal Drugs for AIDS (India). History and Exploration of Medicinal Plants in Northern Areas of Pakistan (Pakistan). Traditional Herbal Drugs in Cancer: A Classification and Scientific Evaluations (India). Medicinal Orchids from the Hilly Tracts of Dindigul District in Tamil Nadu, India (India). Botanical Identification and Pharmacognostic Details of the Market Samples of ‘Karanj’ (India). Pharmacognostic Study of Moringa oleifera Lamk.- An Important Drug of Indigenous System of Medicine (India). An Evaluation of Some Controversial Ayurvedic Drugs of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry (India). Notable Pertinence of Lygodium flexuosum (L.) Sw. in Tribal Medicine of India: An Ethnopharmacognostical Investigation (India). Pharmacognostic Studies on the Stem of Carissa edulis Vahl. (Nigeria). Ethnopharmacognostical Studies on Panicum repens L. (India). Medicinal Plants Cultivation in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve Buffer Zone Villages (India). Cultivation of Medicinal Plants in Agroforestry (India). Medicinal Potential and Research on Leguminosae: A Review (Argentina). Pollen Production in Some Medicinal Temperate Himalayan Trees (India).
Page No. 399
Author's Name J.N. Govil, V.K. Singh and Gurdeep Singh
Publisher Studium Press LLC
Year Of Publication 2002
ISBN 10 0-9656038-6-5
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book size(hei) 9.5
Book size width 6.3
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