For few remedies, medicines are prepared after drying. Mostly the medicines are taken orally, followed by external application. The shola receives an average annual rainfall of ca. The monthly average minimum temperature varied from Out of the large variety of species available in the Western Ghats, about 30 species hold a very high value for the treatment of different forms of ailments. The plant Cayratia pedata var. Cayratia pedata and Ophiorrhiza mungos L. Achyranthes bidentata Blume. Similarly, the species like Anaphalis elliptica DC.
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Cultivation is suggested for the species, Achyranthes bidentata Blume. Different measures have been adopted for conservation of these species. So that it may give maximum benefit to the present generation while maintaining its potential to meet the needs and appiratins of the future generation. Unfortunately, due to lack of written documents, most of the traditional knowledge on medicinal plants and their uses survived only by words of mouth from generation are being slowly lost.
Moreover, the herbal healers had the strong tendency to keep their knowledge secret without any documentation. Hence, all such traditional and cultural knowledge need to be appreciated and should be integrated with modern scientific techniques. Int J Pharm Sci Res; 6 1 : Download: Cited By: 1. Authors: S. Kalaichelvi and P. MAP 1.
Ex Gagnep. Seemai senthatti Urticaceae Roots and leaves Stimulant, headache, swollen joints and fever Helichrysum hookeriana Wight. Not available Acanthaceae Leaves Cooling, aperients and small pox in children Launaea pinnatifida Cass. Puliarai Oxalidaceae Whole plant Pregnancy, piles, dyspepsia, stomachic, fever and dysentery Peperomia dindigulensis Miq.
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Plant Archives, ; 9 1 : Gupta BK: Declining Amphibians. Manikam VS. Floristic diversity and its conservation in India. In: Biodiversity Resources Management and Sustainable use. Paulsamy S: Progress report for annual review meeting under Biosphere Reserve meeting 3rd and 4th Feb, Thiruvananthapuram, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt.
Science Publishers, Jodhpur. Martin GJ: Ethnobotany - A methods manual.
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Chapman and Hall, London, ; New Delhi, Fyson PF The Flora of the Nilgiri and Pulney hill tops. Superintendent, Government Press, Madras, 3 Vol. The books also consider the threat to plant biodiversity imposed by environmental degradation, which impacts cultural diversity. Sign up to our newsletter today! Click here for more details Telegraph bookshop.
Pullaiah , K. Description Ethnobotany of India: Volume 4: Western and Central Himalayas is the 4th volume of the 5-volume set, an informative book series on the ethnobotanical aspects of India.
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