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Studies on some Ethnomedicinal Crustaceans, Fishes, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals in Relation to their Usage as Drugs Among the Tribals of Sundarban, West Bengal, India.

Series: Records of the Zoological Survey of India Occasional Papers Volume: 274

By: SC Majumder and A Dey

52 pages, Tabs

Zoological Survey of India

Paperback | Oct 2007 | #172782 | ISBN-13: 9788181711748
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The present paper deals with medicinal importance of Crustacea, Fishes, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals and their uses as drugs by the tribal people of Sundarban. This work also includes the habitat of the species of Crustacea, Fishes, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals used as medicine by the tribal people, the places of collection, parts of the animal used as medicine, method of preparation of medicine and the application of the same, the type of diseases cured and the name of tribes used as the medicine.


Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Material and method. 3. Result and discussion: i. Crustacea. ii. Fishes. iii. Reptiles. iv. Birds. v. Mammals. 4. Implication for medical practice. Acknowledgements. References.

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