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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2013, Vol. 1, Issue 5, Part A
Ethno-Botanical Study of Anti-Diabetic Medicinal Plants used by the Local People of Kokrajhar District of Bodoland Territorial Council, India

Ananta Swargiary, HankhrayBoro, Birendra Kumar Brahma and Seydur Rahman

Traditionally used medicinal plants have been a source of relief in controlling different types of diseases throughoutrnthe globe. People living in rural areas of developing countries including India rely mainly on indigenous medicinalrnpractice to get rid of various diseases. In our present study we have conducted an ethnobotanical survey to collectrninformation about the use of traditional medicinal plants for diabetes treatment by the tribes of Bodoland TerritorialrnCouncil of North-eastern state of India. Our survey has reported as many as 23 numbers of medicinal plantsrnbelonging to 19 families. Family Cucubritaceae was found to be of high frequency in terms of its use with arnmaximum of 3 species. Therefore, it is suggestive that our survey report on antidiabetic medicinal plants could bernhelpful and useful in finding newer antidiabetic drugs.
Showing the maps of a) India, b) NE region including the state of Assam and c) Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.
Fig.: Showing the maps of a) India, b) NE region including the state of Assam and c) Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.
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How to cite this article:
Ananta Swargiary, HankhrayBoro, Birendra Kumar Brahma, Seydur Rahman. Ethno-Botanical Study of Anti-Diabetic Medicinal Plants used by the Local People of Kokrajhar District of Bodoland Territorial Council, India. J Med Plants Stud 2013;1(5):51-58.
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