Documentation and Assessment on Knowledge of Ethno- Medicinal Practitioners: A Case Study on Local Meetei Healers of Manipur

@inproceedings{Ningombam2014DocumentationAA,
  title={Documentation and Assessment on Knowledge of Ethno- Medicinal Practitioners: A Case Study on Local Meetei Healers of Manipur},
  author={Deshworjit Singh Ningombam and Samurailatpam Priyanka Devi and Potsangbam Kumar Singh and Athokpam Pinokiyo and Bisheswori Thongam},
  year={2014}
}
The traditional medicinal healersof the state Manipurare generally known as Maibas for male health practioner and Maibis in case of female health practioner. Since time immemorial they are involved in prescribing folk-medicine with the help of herbal-medicine or mystic incantation. An investigation on 41 local Maiba and Maibi of Meetei community of Manipur is carried out to find reliability of their knowledge, and tested if these were related significantly to age, literacy, hesitation, results… CONTINUE READING

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