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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part C
Report on medicinal plant practices for dysentery, diarrhoea and cholera in different parts of Assam, India

Devanjal Bora, Selim Mehmud, Kangkan Kumar Das and Himangshu Medhi

The present communication deals with the folk medicinal practices used for treatment of various gastrointestinal diseases like blood dysentery, chronic dysentery, general dysentery, diarrhoea and cholera by using medicinal plants by 9 different tribe and communities of Assam documented during field survey. Total 30 numbers of folk medicinal practices have been reported where 47 medicinal plant species were used. 10 nos. of plant species are used under 11 nos. of single drug and 39 species are used in 19 nos. of compound drugs among which 2 species are used in both compound and singe forms of drugs.
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How to cite this article:
Devanjal Bora, Selim Mehmud, Kangkan Kumar Das, Himangshu Medhi. Report on medicinal plant practices for dysentery, diarrhoea and cholera in different parts of Assam, India. J Med Plants Stud 2016;4(6):208-212.
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