Ethnobiology: Therapeutics and Natural Resources

by Ashis Kumar Ghosh

ISBN: 9789383129447
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 7995.00
Biblio : xiv+204p., tabls., gloss., ind., 23 cm

Author Profile

Dr. A. K. Ghosh has been working on senescence and source-sink relationship of different types <BR> Of plant since 1985. Besides he has been working on pollution and ethnomedicine since 1993. <BR> With more than 19 years of teaching experiences in H.S. section, he is at present serving as <BR> Headmaster in Saraswati Vidyamandir. Dr Ghosh has already published 35 original scientific papers <BR> In International Journals of India and abroad. He is the author of 5 books, good sportsman and a <BR> Social worker.

About The Book

The erosion of knowledge is an every more serious threat than the erosion of biodiversity. <BR> Keeping in view in this book effort has been made to unveil the indigenous knowledge. <BR> The present book is a mirror of the traditional efforts for the utilization of natural resources. <BR> There is a great deal of information available in the book which need to go back to farmers, <BR> Pastoralists, potters, dye makers, sweat makers, beekeepers, accupresurits, sacred grove <BR> Conservators, herbalists and people interested in nature. This will help them to Know how <BR> The external world interprets their knowledge and uses it. <BR> This book contains 48 articles on different aspects (e.g. self made baby food, senescence, pollution, biological control, etc.) <BR> Particularly the book focuses on building lateral learning link not only among the innovators but also <BR> Among scientists and public policy makers at national and international level.

Table of Contents

"Foreword Acknowledgements Preface 1. INTRODUCTION 2. BENEFICIAL 2.1. For Human 2.1.1 Herbal Medicine from Mangrove Areas of South 24 Pgs. 2.1.2 An Ethno-Medico-Ecological Survey at Paschim Medinipur District for Natural Health Care and Green Belt Movement 2.1.3 A Contribution to the Ethnobotany of Gujarat: Some Medicinal Plants Used as Antidiabetic,Antipyretic and Icteric Agents 2.1.4 Fruit Can Play as an Antidote in Different Ailments 2.1.5 Instant Household Remedies for Dyspepsia and Cooking Industry 2.1.6 Potential Remedies for Everyday 2.1.7 How You Can Survive for a Long Time in the Earth? 2.1.8 Herbal Folk Remedies of Bankura and Medinipur Districts, West Bengal 2.2 For Animals 2.2.1 Ethnoveterinary Medicines from the Tribal Areas of Bankura and Medinipur Districts, West Bengal 2.2.2 Effects of an Aqueous Extract of Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn. Seed on Experimentally Induced Rat Paw Oedema 2.2.3 Herbal Veterinary Medicine from the Tribal Areas of Midnapur & Bankura Districts, West Bengal 2.2.4 Indigenous Household Human-Animal Health Care Practices Through Ethnomedicinal Animals 3. ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS 3.1 Traditional Vegetable Dyes from Central West Bengal 3.2 Natural Vegetable Dyes for Textile Industry in South Bengal 3.3 Effects of Polluted Air of Durgapur in Some Medicinal Plants 3.4 Selected Piscicidal Plants from South Bengal to Catch Fish 3.5 Beware of the Selected Harmful Plants to Keep the Body Fit 3.6 Acupressure – A Way of Natural Living 3.7 Let’s Go to Know Our Popular Superstitions, Magico-religious Beliefs and on Some Curious Cults on Plants, Animals and Events 3.8 Beneficial Common Birds in Bengal 3.9 Panther's Appeal to Human to Protect Biodiversity 3.10 Sacred Grove Relics as Bird Refugia 3.11 Foot Prints of Mammals 3.12 Apiphilic Plants in Agro-forestry for Better Bee Management to Get More Honey and Wax 3.13 Clay Dyes of Purba Medinipur – A Gift of Nature 3.14 Some Valuable Aspects on Bio-natural Cultivation 3.15 Pest Management Practices Through Natural Resources 3.16 Non-Conventional or Additional as well as Natural Source of Different Economic Products from Palms in South Bengal 3.17 Ethno-Nutritious Self-Made Baby Food from Paschim Medinipur 3.18 The Natural Method of Healing of Ethnic People Through Soil Therapy and Hydrotherapy 3.19 Natural Method of Healing of Ethnic Groups Through Common Practices and Dietotherapy 3.20 Apiphilic Plants in Agro-Forestry for Bee Management 3.21 Medicinal Plants Used for Treatment of Diabetes by the Tribal Peoples of Bankura, Purulia and Medinipur of West Bengal 3.22 Cows (Bos indicus) Make Medicine for Mankind 3.23 Pest Management Practices Through Biocides 3.24 Indigenous Method for Lustry Building by Natural Components 3.25 Ecophilic Fuels for Rail Engines and Automobiles 3.26 Wood-Ash – The Natural Preserver 3.27 Natural Way of Sugarcane Cultivation Through Dew-Trapping Process 3.28 Tailoring of Haulms Serve as a Natural Remedy Against “Late Blight of Potato” and NaturalResource for Bio-Fertilizer 3.29 The Naturally Cultivated and Processed Groundnut Milk is the Alternative of Cow Milk 3.30 Seriphilic Plants in Agro-Forestry 3.31 The New Sweety Natural Safe Beverage Yielding Plant of Bengal 3.32 Hitherto Untapped Plantlore from Bengal 3.33 Sapling of Bamboos Through Nodal Cuttings in Bengal 3.34 Senescence Retardant and Antioxidant Potential Plants 3.35 Natural Dye-Yielding Plants from West Bengal 3.36 Effect of Natural Bio-Fertilizer on Kendu (Diospyros exsculpta) Leaves 4. GLOSSARY FOR MEDICAL TERMS 5. REFERENCES 6. LIST OF PUBLICATIONS 7. INDEX 7.1 Plant Index 7.2 Animal Index 7.3 Disease Index"