Ethno-Medicinal Investigation on Ethnic Community in the Northern Region of Bangladesh
American Journal of Life Sciences
Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2013, Pages: 77-81
Received: May 11, 2013; Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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A H M Mahbubur Rahman, Department of Botany, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh
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The present ethno-medicinal investigation has been carried out into ethnic communities of 12 Upazillas under six districts in the northern region of Bangladesh. A total of 24 species under 13 genera of the family Cucurbitaceae collected and recorded for their use in various ailments. For each species botanical name, local name, parts used, name of the diseases and mode of uses have been mentioned.
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Ethno-Medicine, Cucurbitaceae, Ethnic Community, Northern region, Bangladesh
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A H M Mahbubur Rahman, Ethno-Medicinal Investigation on Ethnic Community in the Northern Region of Bangladesh, American Journal of Life Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013, pp. 77-81. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20130102.19
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