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Herbal care for reproductive health: ethno medicobotany from Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka, India.
The continuing reliance on herbal medicines and healing traditions by local people in remote areas and the need to retain and explore the rich biodiversity associated with Indian rain forests that may result in the discovery of new medical treatments are noted. Expand
Ethnomedicinal plants used to treat bone fracture from North-Central Western Ghats of India.
The results indicated the importance of traditional herbal practices in community for their health needs and further validation studies are the need of the hour for better utilization and sustenance of the documented knowledge. Expand
Tribes in Karnataka: Status of health research
This article is an attempt to list and map the various tribes of the State of Karnataka and review the studies carried out on the health of these ethnic groups, and the information obtained about the traditional health practices from these people. Expand
People's Participation in Forest Management
The effective and meaningful involvement of local communities has been attempted under the Joint Forest Management System in India by linking socia-economic incentives and forest development. Now itExpand
Effect of method and time of extraction on total phenolic content in comparison with antioxidant activities in different parts of Achyranthes aspera
Abstract The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of extraction method with respect to time of exposure on total phenolic content and antioxidant potential of methanolic extractsExpand
Compound Specific Extraction of Camptothecin from Nothapodytes nimmoniana and Piperine from Piper nigrum Using Accelerated Solvent Extractor
Temperature increased efficiency of extraction to yield higher amount of CPT, whereas temperature had diminutive effect on yield of piperine, and the use of this method for simple, fast, and accurate extraction of the compound of interest is indicated. Expand
Molecular identification of Saraca asoca from its substituents and adulterants
The utility of simple, cost-effective method of ISSR fingerprinting coupled with rbcL barcoding in differentiating this important medicinal plant from its common adulterants/substituents is demonstrated. Expand
Non-codified traditional medicine practices from Belgaum Region in Southern India: present scenario
Patrilineal transfer of the knowledge to younger generation was observed in Belgaum region, India and the observed resemblance in disease diagnosis, plant collection and processing between non-codified traditional system of medicine and Ayurveda require further methodical studies. Expand
Evaluation of Kunapa jala and Pancha gavya on plant quality, physiology, biochemistry, yield and growth attributes – A case study of Withania somnifera Dun.
Background ‘Vrikshayurveda’, an ancient science of plant life described by Surapala, has clearly outlined a systematized agricultural practice that insisted on the use of Kunapa jala (KJ) and PanchaExpand
In vitro antimicrobial activity of Achyranthes coynei Sant.
It is shown that the traditional use of Achyranthes coynei as an antimicrobial in treatment of various infectious diseases is validated. Expand