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Herbal Medicine of Manipur: A Colour Encyclopaedia by H B Singh, JS Sandhu, RS Singh
ISBN: 9789383048250
Binding: E-Book
Biblio: 55 pages, 77 Plates
Weight: 758 gms
Pages: 56
Imprint: Daya Publishing House
Year: 2013
Price : Rs 1570.00
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About the Book
The book is on traditional herbal medicinal plants of Manipur state where 375 species of medicinal plants are recorded. There are altogether 442 photographs showing all the species described in the book. Some of the medicinal plants, which are introduced to Manipur from other places, are also incorporated in the book to show a wider scenario. For each and every medicinal plant, the data on local names (Manipuri/Meiteilon, Hindi name and common English name) are provided along with habit, habitat and marketability. A short note on traditional mode of preparation, parts used, modes of uses and the diseases treated are enclosed at the end part of the book. The colour plates are arranged according to the sequence of families given in Bentham and Hooker’s system of classification whereas species of algae, fungi, pteridophytes and gymnosperms are given at the last part of photograph session. The book is first of its kind in India and will be helpful for students, scholars, teachers, scientist and NGO’s and all those who are interested/working on medicinal plants. The various Government departments will also be benefited in identification of important herbal medicinal plants and its management for sustainable development.