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This study carried out a bibliometric analysis centered on Callistemon research, spanning five decades, disclosing their trend and limitations. Published works related to Callistemon between 1966 and 2020 were retrieved from Web of Science (WoS) and SCOPUS databases using the search term Callistemon. A total of 239 documents comprising 237 research...
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The majority of modern drugs are based on phytochemicals produced from ethnomedicinal plants. Due to high global usage and demand for medicinal herbs, cultivation and bioprospecting of these plants has enormous potential for the future. This new book, Bioprospecting of Ethnomedicinal Plants: Sustainable Utilization and Restoration, highlights the i...
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Cultivation of Highly Demanded Medicinal Plants: A Case Study in Uttarakhand, India. The research represents the cultivation status of medicinal and associated challenges in the state. This is an accepted preprint, the published content will be available soon.
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The aim of this research is to investigate the symbiotic effect of chitosan plus foliar-spraying and mycorrhiza fungus on the chemical composition and essential oil content of Mentha spicata L. in an organic condition. The experimental treatments included a factor of foliar-spraying of Chitosan and inoculation of mycorrhiza fungus and non-inoculati...
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Assam is a state in the northeastern part of India. It is primarily an agrarian economic state with 74% of its population engaged in agriculture and allied activities. There are over 6560 species of medicinal plants reported so far from India and more than 952 species from Assam. They can not only cure our ailments but can also be a source of econo...
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In arid and semi-arid areas salinity reduces agricultural productivity. Biostimulants based on amino acids promote plant growth and yield while significantly reducing abiotic stress-related injuries. As a result, the current study assessed the effect of biostimulants based on free amino acids on Moldavian balm under salinity stress. A factorial exp...
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The recent proliferation of books in ecology and environmental science still leaves a gap between theoretical concepts and ground reality. It has been observed that the teaching of the subject in the classroom is done in a very classical way for the undergraduate and graduate students, which are mostly theory based. However, the subject is a part o...
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Hymenolepiasis is the most common intestinal tapeworm infection in humans caused by an intestinal cestode, Hymenolepis nana. Praziquantel (PZQ) is the most effective drug among other compounds, however, many cases of drug resistance have been reported. Recent research projects have been focused on finding novel therapeutic agents from medicinal pla...
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Biochar, an amorphous and highly porous carbonaceous substance derived from the thermal decomposition of organic matter, has been empirically proven to enhance soil water retention capacity, mitigate soil salinity, and augment nutrient bioavailability. Consequently, these improvements exert a stimulating influence on the growth and development of m...
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Aim a comparative study of the content of flavonoids in the fresh fruits of some cultivated species of the genus Crataegus L. Material and methods. The objects of the study were fresh fruits of Crataegus sanguinea Pall., Crataegus submollis Sarg. and Crataegus flabellata (Bosc ex Spach) K. Koch harvested on the territory of the Botanical Garden of...
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Attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a critical issue for the United Nations in the 21st Century. These 17 SDGs have specific targets to achieve these goals. To achieve a more sustainable future, 193 countries agreed to work on these 17 SDGs by 2030. Out of these 17 SDGs, this paper focuses on attaining SDG 3 through indigenous kno...
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Non-wood forest products (NWFPs) are wild plant and animal products harvested from forests. The aim of this study is to present a qualitative diagnosis, based on a qualitative value chain approach, of the use of NWFPs in the Itzer rural forest environment. The survey result based on -participatory workshops indicated that three categories of non-wo...
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Aim to establish the morphological features of the ground part of Polemonium coeruleum L. Material and methods. The material of the study was the samples of Greek-valerian polemonium grass (Polemonium coeruleum L.), cultivated and harvested in the Voronezh region, the city of Bobrov, during the flowering period in the second year of life in 2021. T...
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This review addresses the taxonomy, anatomy, and life cycle of Artemia salina (brine shrimp), analyzing its applicability in the preliminary assessment of the toxicity of medicinal plant extracts. The growing demand for ecologically conscious and ethical approaches in toxicity testing grants A. salina a valuable role as a model, presenting several...
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Introduction and aim. Garlic is one of the most popular traditional medicinal herbs which has a number of desirable health benefits. The study was designed to depict the improvement of serum biochemical parameters as well as the histomorpholog�ical recovery potential of garlic aqueous extract in hypercholesterolemic mice. Material and methods. A...
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Copper nanoparticles (CuNPs) can be synthesized by green methods using plant extracts. These methods are more environmentally friendly and offer improved properties of the synthesized NPs in terms of biocompatibility and functional capabilities. Traditional medicine has a rich history of utilization of herbs for millennia, offering a viable alterna...
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Abstract: Plants synthesize a vast array of secondary metabolites that are gaining importance for their biotechnological applications. In the setting of other ailments, opportunistic fungal infections have become a common cause of morbidity and mortality. Thus, antifungal therapy is playing a major role in health care. Traditional plants are a valu...
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Ectonucleotide pyrophosphatase/phosphodiesterase 1 (ENPP1) regulates skeletal and soft tissue mineralization by hydrolyzing nucleotide triphosphates and cyclic nucleotides, and is involved in the modulation of immune system. In fact, ENPP1 degrades 2′,3′-cyclic GMP-AMP dinucleotide (2′,3′-cGAMP), which is an agonist of surface receptor stimulator o...
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Ivy gourd is a perennial underutilized fruit grown in India. It is an indigenous herb plant of Central Asia and Africa, and is a medicinal plant that is widely produced in India. The study was carried out with an objective to determine shelf life of Ivy gourd fruit powder and, later, develop value-added products using it. Shelf life of fruit powder...
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Adenosma buchneroides Bonati, belonging to the genus Adenosum (Plantaginaceae), is an aromatic medicinal plant and utilized in traditional Chinese medicine. It has been widely used as plant-based repellents to prevent vector-borne diseases. However, the lack of a reference genome limits the study of conservation management and molecular biology of...
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SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory distress syndrome coronavirus 2) is the causative agent for the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). It raises serious biosecurity questions due to its high contagious potential, thereby triggering rapid and efficient responses by the scientific community to take necessary actions against viral infections....
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Motherwort (Leonurus japonicus Houtt) is an important medicinal plant known for its excellent antioxidant properties. Nonetheless, in South Korea, its availability remains limited due to the challenge of low seed germination rates, affecting field production. To tackle this problem, it is imperative to focus on controlled production methods. In our...
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The purpose of this study was to analyze midwifery practice in the Mazahua and Otomi (MO) indigenous community and its relationship with the persistence of the native language and the use of medicinal plants. A semi-structured survey with qualitative and quantitative information was designed and validated. Data were collected from the students enro...
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Canistel (Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni) (yellow sapote, canistel). Originally from Mexico, the fruit is edible, and the tree is used as an ornamental and medicinal plant. Descriptive studies were carried out with the objective of morphologically characterizing the fruits and leaves of trees located in different regions of Mexico to select ou...
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The ancestral knowledge of the community of Colón Putumayo unfolds in several dimensions that allow us to recognise the ethnomedicinal properties of plants. The research focused on systematising ethnobotanical and ethnomedicinal knowledge on the use of plants as alternatives for treating illnesses. A cross-sectional study was carried out through se...
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Colchicum luteum Baker (Colchicaceae), an economically and medicinally important threatened medicinal herb has been poorly investigated for its distribution, propagation and conservation. We observed very restricted distribution of the species in Lahaul, Himachal Pradesh. The species were found in two locations only (Mailing and Kukumseri).
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Glaucium grandiflorum is a medicinal plant wildy grown in Syria, The research aimd to determine of total phenolic and flavonoid of hydroethanolic extracts 70% during different stages of plant growth, and evaluate their antioxidant activity in vitro by using DPPH assay and FARP test. The results showed that the total contents of phenols and fl...
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This study is aimed at ascertaining the chemical profile of an aqueous Nauclea latifolia extract using gas chromatography mass spectroscopy (GC-MS). The plant extract underwent GC-MS analysis, and the mass spectra of the components were compared with that from the National Institute of Standards and Technology library (NIST). GC-MS analysis reveale...
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The exact and unfailing categorization of medicinal plants exceeds the capabilities of the average individual because it necessitates in-depth subject expertise and physical detection is cumbersome and imprecise owing to human mistakes. There have been multiple efforts to automate the recognition of medicinal plants using images of plant parts like...
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The use of medicinal plants in society has existed since ancient times as a method of traditional medicine. The general public often lacks adequate education and information about the correct and safe use of medicinal plants. This can result in incorrect use and higher health risks. The aim of this research is to carry out more in-depth scientific...
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Glaucium grandiflorum is a medicinal plant wildy grown in Syria, The research aimd to determine of total phenolic and flavonoid of hydroethanolic extracts 70% during different stages of plant growth, and evaluate their antioxidant activity in vitro by using DPPH assay and FARP test. The results showed that the total contents of phenols and fl...
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Introduction: The use of medicinal plants is a part of the culture of indigenous people is considered as an important pharmaceuticals source. Traditional botany provides valuable approaches to find new medicinal plants and plant-based pharmaceuticals. Aim: The aim of this study was to identify the medicinal plants of Rudsar and Amlash and to introd...
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A comprehensive evaluation of the chemical forms of heavy metals, rather than their total amount of elements, is the basis of the scientific and objective evaluation of safety in heavy metals. As mercury, the most toxic heavy metal in the environment (such as in water, soil, and air), accumulates in medicinal plants, chemical forms of mercury in me...
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Gesho ( Rhamnus prinoides ) is a medicinal plant with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities commonly used in the ethnomedicinal systems of Africa. Using a three-layer neural network, four culture conditions viz., concentration of agar, duration of light exposure, temperature of culture, and relative humidity were used to calculate the callus...
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The objective of our study is to conduct an ethnobotanical investigation of traditional medicinal plants used by people in El-Oued state, southeast Algeria, for the treatment of liver diseases. We collected data through personal interviews and questionnaires. In total, we conducted interviews with 156 respondents, the majority of whom were aged 50...
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Tagara (Valeriana wallichii DC.) is medicinal plant widely used in Ayurvedic formulations, since antiquity, for a number of diseases such as Insomnia, Adnidra & Mental disorder etc. Ayurvedic classics explained various factors regarding Tagara (Valeriana wallichii DC.) such as synonyms of identification, Rasa panchaka, Karma, therapeutic uses, dose...
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The Gymnema sylvestre is a widely recognized medicinal plant, particularly for its effectiveness in treating diabetes. Aim of this study is to measure the antioxidant property, polyphenol and anthocyanin content of G. sylvestre aqueous extract using various in-vitro techniques. The aqueous extract was prepared and total phenolic compounds (TPC), DP...
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The research aims to analyze and know the behavior of the Iraqi consumer towards the marketing of medicinal herbs in Iraq. A questionnaire consisting of three axes was used to achieve the objectives of the research. In the first axis, we discussed the personal data of the sample (gender, age, educational attainment, number of family members, income...
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Kadsura coccinea (Lem.) A. C. Smith is a significant tree species of non-timber forest. However, the low germination percentage and lengthy germination time of its seeds pose obstacles to industry development. Aiming at the problem of seed dormancy, this study first determined the seed dormancy period through seed germination test, and then compreh...
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Costus afer is a well-known medicinal plant abundant in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The successful growth of Costus afer plant on crude oil contaminated soil adds to the list of plants that has potential to get rid of harmful chemical compounds to save human life as well preserve the environment. This study investigates the remediation poten...
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Introduction Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort. is a widely used medicinal plant, but its growth and quality can be negatively affected by contamination with the heavy metal cadmium (Cd). Despite the importance of understanding how L. chuanxiong responds to Cd stress, but little is currently known about the underlying mechanisms. Methods To address this...
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Medicinal plants offer a valuable source of natural compounds with specific and selective bioactivity. These compounds have been isolated since the mid-nineteenth century and are now commonly used in modern medications. L. octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H.Raven, C. aconitifolius, and C. longirostrata are Mexican medicinal plants consumed regularly, and resea...
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Greater plantain (Plantago major), a medicinal plant species, is used in folk medicine for the treatment of various diseases in many countries of the world. Different studies have shown that the bioactive components contained in the plant have a dual effect. It was also reported that in vivo and in vitro studies showed different results. The aim of...
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Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is considered a chronic metabolic disease in which oxidative stress plays a vital part in the pathogenesis of diabetes. Essentially, hyperglycemia instigates the auto-oxidation of glucose to free radicals. The free radicals overwhelm endogenous antioxidant defense in macrovascular and microvascular dysfunctions. The...
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Nanoparticles and nanotechnology developments continue to advance the livelihood of humankind. However, health challenges due to microorganisms and cancerous cells continue to threaten many people’s lives globally. Therefore, new technological interventions are of great importance. The phytochemicals present in medicinal plants are suggested as bio...
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Petiveria alliacea L. (Phytolaccaceae) holds significant importance in the Amazon region, where it has been traditionally utilized in folk medicine. In this study, we conducted a comprehensive bibliometric analysis using conventional metrics, combined with a critical content review of its pharmacological and toxicological properties, to identify ga...
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During the research on rust fungi in medicinal plants of Guizhou Province, China, a total of 9 rust fungal species were introduced, including 3 new species (Hamaspora rubi-alceifolii, Nyssopsora altissima, and Phragmidium cymosum), as well as 6 known species (Melampsora laricis-populina, Melampsoridium carpini, Neophysopella ampelopsidis, Nyssopsor...
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Learning media is an essential element to support the success of learning activities. It is used stimulate the thoughts, feelings, attention, and interest of students to learn. Learning media can be developed by adding concepts and photos from the results of a research. The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of the encyclopedia...
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This booklet contains information about seed science and technology basics and detailed treatise of 30 spp. of medicinal values of seeds, required for plantation establishments.
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Tiandong is a vital traditional Chinese herbal medicine. It is derived from the tuber root of the Asparagus cochinchinensis according to the Pharmacopoeia of the people’s republic of China (2020 Edition). On account of the similar morphology, Asparagus meioclados and Asparagus munitus were used as Tian-Dong in southwest China. Chloroplast (cp) geno...
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Accurate and efficient medicinal plant image classification is of utmost importance as these plants produce a wide variety of bioactive compounds that offer therapeutic benefits. With a long history of medicinal plant usage, different parts of plants, such as flowers, leaves, and roots, have been recognized for their medicinal properties and are us...
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Bunium persicum is an important medicinal plant, but the requirements for seed dormancy break and germination are not well known. Based on available information, we hypothesized that seeds have an underdeveloped embryo and physiological dormancy (PD), and hence morphophysiological dormancy (MPD), and that populations of this species may have differ...
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Native to India, Moringa oleifera is a species that grows in almost all tropical regions. Thanks to its ability to resist drought and light frosts, M. oleifera is widely cultivated throughout the world. Located in the center of the American continent and in the Caribbean, Haiti has the soil and climate conditions favourable to Moringa growing. This...
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The COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted rural livelihoods in the Global South. Environmental products, such as medicinal plants and fodder harvested in forests and rangelands, are a major source of income in many rural communities. In this paper, we investigate environmental product-related income and economic responses to the COVID-19 pandemic u...
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This paper explains the existence of lexicon Taru Pramana on Balinese traditional medicine by using ecolinguistic perspective. Taru Pramana known as medicinal plants or herbal medicine in Bali where their existence is need to be preserved as one of the cultural heritages that reflects the local wisdom. The ecolinguistic perspective help this resear...
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INTRODUÇÃO: A Moringa oleifera é conhecida como "árvore milagrosa". Suas folhas e sementes contêm compostos bioativos, como polifenóis e carotenóides, que conferem propriedades farmacológicas relevantes. Apresenta propriedades antibacterianas, tornando-se uma opção interessante para o desenvolvimento de medicamentos naturais. OBJETIVO : Avaliar a e...
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This article presents information on medicinal plant species of the Lamiaceae family distributed in Samarkand region. Essential oil, tannins, saponins and organic acids accumulated in the vegetative and generative organs of the plant with medicinal properties are used for the composition and production of additional materials based on various te...
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Background: Despite the lack of evidence supporting the safety and clinical efficacy of herbal medicine (HM), its use among pregnant women continues to increase. Given the high prevalence of contraindicated herbs among the pregnant population in Brazil, it is crucial to examine the use of HM and evaluate its safety based on the current scientific l...
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Toxicological studies on medicinal plants are essential to ensure their safety and effectiveness in treating various diseases. Despite the species Chrysobalanus icaco L. being popularly used in the treatment of several diseases due to the pharmacological properties of its bioactive compounds, there are few studies in the literature regarding its to...
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In this study we investigate the interest of using spectral signatures in the discrimination of aromatic and medicinal plants. We considered the species Lavandula stoechas and studied the influence of varying data collection conditions on the reflectance results. Spectral signature data were obtained by field spectroscopy using the FIELDSPEC spectr...
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Cissus quadrangularis is an extensively utilized medicinal plant in India which has numerous health benefits. Hence, the drying kinetics of Cissus was studied using fluidized bed dryer to identify suitable drying conditions and to understand moisture removal and its connection to process variables. The present research aimed to determine a suitable...
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The article investigates the content of benz(a)pyrene in the soil and leaves of the medicinal plant Plantago magorL. growing in the Perm Territory at different distances from a major highway. The authors found an increase in the concentration of benz(a)pyrene in the soil and in the leaves of Plantago major L. during three years from 2019 to 2021. T...
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In modern crop production (including field, vegetable, fruit and berry, ornamental and even some forest crops), breeds are cultivated. All of them are the products of breeding (the branch of agricultural production). According to various sources, selection currently provides from 25 to 40% of the increase in yield, the rest falls on the share of cu...
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Investigation of antimicrobial and antioxidant activity of 4 medicinal plants on 10 standard strains
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Lemongrass (Melissa officinalis L.) is a medicinal plant that was examined in this study, for purpose of check the effect of culture medium hormones on the regeneration of calluses obtained from leaf explants. For this, two weeks calluses were transferred to culture media with hormonal composition include: 1 mg/L BAP + 1 mg/L 2,4D, 0.5 mg/L BAP + 1...
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The book has been written on the selective medicinal plant of importance helpful in treating and healing majority of ailments world wide.
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Appamaraka S, Saensouk S, Saensouk P, Junsongduang A, Setyawan AD. 2023. Ethnobotanical knowledge of medicinal plants in the Don Pu Ta Forest by Kaloeng Ethnic Group, Sakon Nakhon Province, Northeastern Thailand. Biodiversitas 24: 4617-4635. Don Pu Ta Forest (in Thailand) is a vital conservation area with significant natural resources that are inte...
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The article brings out the rich traditional folklore of Odisha ( India) by using the Folklore Journal ( 1956-1991). It has rich collection of ballads, similies, metaphors, Collective Festivals, Songs and Medicinal Plants of Odisha.
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Eucommia ulmoides Oliver. (E. ulmoides) is a species of small tree native to China. It is a valuable medicinal herb that can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, hypertension, and other diseases. In addition, E. ulmoides is a source of rubber. It has both medicinal and ecological value. As ecological problems become increasingly prominen...
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The present study was carried out to evaluate antibacterial potential of methanolic extract from amla leaves via agar-well diffusion method against two gram positive ( subtilis MTCC2389, MTCC7443) and three gram negative (MTCC4821, MTCC2127, MTCC7162) strains. Susceptibility of plant extract was tested by serial microdilution method (MIC) and agar...
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Background: The current study was based on ethnomedicinal uses of the plants of district Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Different statistical indices were quantitatively used to evaluate the new knowledge of the inhabitants. Methods: Frequent field visits were carried out from 2019 to 2022 in different seasons of the year. A questionnaire was...