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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 5, Part C
Investigation into the indigenous knowledge and use of medicinal plants in a Marma community of Pantola, Bandarban, Bangladesh

Dr. Animesh Biswas, Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Moungeyaching Marma and Arshadul Islam

An investigation was done into the use of medicinal plants by Marma tribe live in Pantola, Bandarban, Bangladesh. A thorough field survey was carried out and information was obtained through plant interviews. A total of 40 plant species in 22 families and 31 genera were reported in the treatment of 21 body complaints. Common life form of the plants was herb. Asteraceae family ranked top representing 17.5% of the documented plant species. Leaves (60%) were the most frequently used parts in preparing herbal remedies. Common mood of preparation and administration of herbal medicines were paste (57.5%) and external use (52.5%) respectively. Cuts and wounds were the mostly treated disease.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Animesh Biswas, Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Moungeyaching Marma, Arshadul Islam. Investigation into the indigenous knowledge and use of medicinal plants in a Marma community of Pantola, Bandarban, Bangladesh. J Med Plants Stud 2017;5(5):209-216.
Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies
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