THE INDIGENOUS MEDICINAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE RABHA TRIBE-A CASE STUDY IN THE CHIRANG DISTRICT OF ASSAM, NORTH-EAST INDIA

  • PINAKI ADHIKARY1 AND DEEPANKAR BARMAN2 Institutional Bio-tech Hub Birjhora Mahavidyalaya

Abstract

In the present study 23 species of medicinal plants have been documented which is used by the Rabha tribe of Chirang District. It is also seen that the use of above ground plant parts( 86%) was more than the underground plant parts( 14%).Of the above ground parts, leaf constituted the major plant part used.

Author Biography

PINAKI ADHIKARY1 AND DEEPANKAR BARMAN2, Institutional Bio-tech Hub Birjhora Mahavidyalaya

Junior Research Fellow

Institutional Bio-tech Hub 

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Published
2014-06-01
How to Cite
DEEPANKAR BARMAN2, PINAKI ADHIKARY1 AND. THE INDIGENOUS MEDICINAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE RABHA TRIBE-A CASE STUDY IN THE CHIRANG DISTRICT OF ASSAM, NORTH-EAST INDIA. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, [S.l.], v. 52, june 2014. ISSN 0976-1098. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/44>. Date accessed: 20 sep. 2017.