Ethno botanical polypharmacy of traditional healers in Wayanad (Kerala) to treat type 2 diabetes

Dilip Kumar, E. K. and Janardhana, G. R. (2012) Ethno botanical polypharmacy of traditional healers in Wayanad (Kerala) to treat type 2 diabetes. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 11 (4). pp. 667-673.

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Abstract

The aboriginal medical system prevalent among traditional healers of Wayanad has demonstrated a good practice, so bright future in the therapy of type 2 diabetes. Therefore, present study focused on identification validation and documentation such Ethno botanical polypharmacy prevalent in the district. A total of 47 species belonging to 44 genera comes under 29 families were identified being utilized in 23 different compound medicinal recipes for diabetic healthcare in Wayanad. These preparations and the herbal ingredients need scientific evaluation about their mechanism of action in living organism in heath as well as disease condition to confirm their activity against type 2 diabetes.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Life Science > Botany
Divisions: Department of > Botany
Depositing User: MUL SWAPNA user
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2019 05:54
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2019 05:54
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/5243

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