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Bikarma Singh
Bikarma Singh: CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, Canal Road, Jammu-180001, Jammu & Kashmir State, India

Yash Pal Sharma
Yash Pal Sharma: Department of Botany, University of Jammu, Jammu–180006, Jammu & Kashmir State, India

About The Book

The present book is based on twenty five excellent scientific contributions of seventy researchers from topmost research organizations. The book begin with plants used in Sowa-Rigpa system of food and medicine, followed by  traditional uses of plants as medicine among Khasi tribe living in northeast India.

This compilation contains several research techniques highlighting methods and analysis of documented data, and procedure for scientific validation of findings. Methods for assessing traditional knowledge of highly threatened plants such as Hodgsoniaheteroclita, pharmacological applications of family asteraceae, ethnobotany of family apiaceae, plants used in managing leucorrhea, plants as animal care, phytochemistry of Arisaemajacquemontii, Andrographispaniculata, Blumealacera, Boerhaaviadiffusa, Hemidesmusindicus, Pterocarpussantalinus, Rauwolfiaserpentina, Rauwolfiatetraphylla, and several other ethnobotanical and ethnopharmacological parameters used in studying current science is described in this book.

Besides, it is followed by several research topics focused to the clinical arena, plants used in relation to cancer, diabetes, skin disorders and many other aspects relates to animal and human health care. Today's food supplements derived from plants are of high demand, and this compilation also highlighted several plants used as nutraceuticals. It has been observed that herbs contain many bioactive compounds with powerful antioxidant properties as evidence from the scientific data, and few research on lianas, lichens and role of allylisothiocyanate as a bioprotective agent also discussed added more value to this compilations. Focused theme such as ethnobotanical trends and techniques, phytochemistry, biological activities, ethnopharmacology and clinical studies is adding and contributing a lots value to this book in discovering leads for medicine formulations.

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  2. Folklore Plants Used in Tibetan Mountain Based Sowa-Rigpa System of Food and Medicine: A Close Look on Plant-People Perception to Herbal Cure

    Bikarma Singh, Opender Surmal, Bishander Singh, Sumit Singh, Mudasir Nazir Bhat, Mohammed Asif Chowdhary Sneha, Kota Srinivas, Mohd. Shahnawaz
    1 - 44 (44 Pages)
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  3. Traditional Uses of Plants as Medicine Among Khasi Tribe of Meghalaya, Northeast India

    Prem Prakash Singh, Gargee Debnath, Archana Ojha, Gardinia Nongbri, Anita Gupta, Vandolf M Kharbih, Harsh Singh, Krishna Upadhaya
    45 - 84 (40 Pages)
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  4. Assessing Ethnobotanical Value and Threat Status of Hodgsonia heteroclita (Roxb.) Hook.f. & Thomson, A Lesser Known Liana Species of Sikkim Himalaya

    Arun Chettri
    85 - 90 (6 Pages)
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  5. Tribal Knowledge on Ethnobotanical Plants of Uttarakhand Himalaya

    Anjali Saini, Bikarma Singh
    91 - 140 (50 Pages)
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  6. Pharmacological Potential of Ethnomedicinal Plants of Asteraceae Family from Arunachal Pradesh Northeast India

    Wishfully Mylliemngap, Om Prakash Arya
    141 - 168 (28 Pages)
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  7. Analysis of Indigenous Uses of Ethnobotanical Herbaceous Plants and their Diversity Among Nature-Dependent Communities in Atraulia of Burhanpur Tehsil, District Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh

    Pooja Shukla, Bikarma Singh
    169 - 190 (22 Pages)
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  8. Ethnobiology of Lichens of North Western Himalayas

    Mamta Bhat, Susheel Verma
    191 - 202 (12 Pages)
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  9. Managing Leucorrhea: A Traditional Perspective Emanating from the Ethnomedicinal Folklore in Jammu and Kashmir, India

    Harpreet Bhatia, Yash Pal Sharma
    203 - 220 (18 Pages)
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  10. Traditional Usages and Chemical Constituents of High Value Medicinal Plants Recorded from ChitharaVillage Panchayat (Gautam Buddha Nagar) of Uttar Pradesh, India

    Amit K Tripathi, Jyoti K Sharma, Mohd Ahmad
    221 - 274 (54 Pages)
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    Ethnobotanical Studies on Members of Family Apiaceae from Jammu Division (Jammu and Kashmir) Western Himalaya India

    Sajan Thakur, Anjina Devi, Nawang Tashi, Harish Chander Dutt
    275 - 286 (12 Pages)
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    Investigation of Traditional Knowledge of Economically Important Plants in Proper Neelum Valley, District Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir, North-Western Himalaya, India

    Shiekh Marifatul Haq, Eduardo Soares Calixto, Bikarma Singh
    287 - 302 (16 Pages)
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    Ethnobotany and Tribals of Ladakh-Need for Scientific Initiatives and Interventions

    Veenu Kaul, Sonam Tamchos
    303 - 330 (28 Pages)
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    Ethnoveterinary Knowledge and Herbal Practices Prevalent Among Tribal Communities of District Poonch in Himalaya

    Abhishek Dutta, Yash Pal Sharma, Bikarma Singh
    331 - 344 (14 Pages)
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    Eco-Taxonomy, Ethnobotany and Active Chemical Constituents of Ten High Value Plants of Kathua District (J&K) of India in Southeast Asia With Special Reference to Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary

    Anand Kishor, Bishander Singh
    345 - 362 (18 Pages)
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    Nutraceutical Value of Wild Plants Used as Food and Medicine

    Ashutosh K. Dash, Sunil Kumar, Debaraj Mukherjee
    363 - 378 (16 Pages)
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    Nature’s Anti-diabetic Pharmacy: A Note on Six Valuable Plants

    Anupam Changmai, Mohan Lal
    379 - 396 (18 Pages)
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    Blumea lacera (Asteraceae), A Potential Herb of Medicinal Value in Modern Aspects

    Tarkeshwar Dubey, Shreyans Kumar Jain, Siva Hemalatha
    397 - 410 (14 Pages)
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    Phytochemistry and Pharmacological Activities of Pterocarpus santalinus an Ayurvedic Crude Drug

    Bashir Lone, Venugopal Singamaneni, Arushi Gupta, Upasana Sharma, Prasoon Gupta
    411 - 426 (16 Pages)
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    Ethnomedicinal Importance of Arisaema jacquemontii and Its Futuristic Role in Natural Therapeutics

    Rasleen Sudan, Madhulika Bhagat
    427 - 444 (18 Pages)
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    Indian Snake Root and Devil Root as Distinctive Medicinal Plant for Curing Human Disease: Biology, Chemistry and Cultivation Practices of Rauwolfia serpentina and Rauwolfia tetraphylla

    Rajendra Bhanwaria, Bikarma Singh, Rajendra Gochar
    445 - 466 (22 Pages)
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    Role of Allyl Isothiocyanate as a Bioprotective Agent

    Sakshi Bhushan, Shivali Verma, Rohit Arora, Namrata Sharma, Saroj Arora
    467 - 482 (16 Pages)
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    Indian Sarsaparilla, Hemidesmus indicus, an Endangered Medicinal Plant of India

    Jnanesha AC, Ashish Kumar, Manoj Kumar Singh
    483 - 494 (12 Pages)
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    Exploiting Therapeutic Potential of Kirayat (Andrographis paniculata): Identity, Chemical Constituents and Biological Aspects for Future Reference in Drug Discovery

    Dipayan Ghosh, Ajit Kumar Shasany, Narendra Kumar
    495 - 514 (20 Pages)
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    Diversity, Medicinal Value and Associated Biological Activities of Lianas Growing in Western Himalaya Used for Human Health Care

    Uma Bharti, Bikarma Singh
    515 - 524 (10 Pages)
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    Ethnomedical Applications and Phytochemistry of Boerhaavia diffusa

    Savita Sharma, Sharada Mallubhotla
    525 - 540 (16 Pages)
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