Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge

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VOLUME 11

NUMBER 3

JULY 2012

 

CONTENTS

 

Phytotherapeutical plants from the Deliblato Sands (Serbia): Traditional pharmacopoeia and implications for conservation

385

        Zorica Popović, Miroslava Smiljanić, Rada Matić, Miroslav Kostić,
Predrag Nikić & Srdjan Bojović

 

 

 

Effects of traditional Chinese medicines on intestinal bacteria: A review

401

        Tingtao Chen, Shunqiang Xiong, Shuying jiang, Mengjuan Wang,     Qinlong Wu & Hua Wei

 

 

 

Traditional wetland palm uses in construction and cooking in Veracruz, Gulf of Mexico

408

        González-Marín RM, Moreno-Casasola P, Orellana R & Castillo A

 

 

 

Traditional practices for Turkish women’s Gynecologic complaints

414

        Emel Tasci Duran, Senay Unsal Atan, Oya Kavlak & Ahsen Sirin

 

 

 

The role of Geographical indication in brand making of Turkish handcrafts

420

        Albayrak Mevhibe & Melda Ozdemir

 

 

 

Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Linn. (Night Jasmine): A sacred ornamental plant with immense medicinal potentials

427

        Champa Rani, Sunaina Chawla, Manisha Mangal, AK Mangal, Subhash Kajla & AK Dhawan

 

 

 

Ethnomedicinal Investigation of Phytomedicines among the local communities of Arid areas of Pakistan

436

        Ahmad Mushtaq, Zafar Muhammad, Khan Mir Ajab, Sultana Shazia, Shah Ghulam Mujtaba & Gul Jan

 

 

 

Ethnobotanical knowledge of local communities of Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary, Trashiyangtse, Bhutan

447

        Jigme Tshelthrim Wangyal

 

 

 

A survey on ethnomedicinal plants used for menstrual disorders in Kerala

453

        NP Rajith, DV Ambily, Vipin Mohan Dan, P Sree Devi, V George1 &
P Pushpangadan

 

 

 

Strengthening of traditional paddy seed selection practices of tribal farm families with improved knowledge and skills in Koraput district Odisha

461

        Smita Mishra, SS Chaudhury & V Arivudai Nambi

 

 

Validation of participatory farming situation identification: A case of rainfed rice cultivation in selected area of West Bengal, India

471

        Rupak Goswami, Malay Sankar Biswas & Debabrata Basu

 

 

 

Vedic Krishi: Sustainable livelihood option for small and marginal farmers

480

        Sanjay Chadha, Rameshwar, Ashlesha, JP Saini & YS Paul

 

 

 

Evaluation of indigenous forest plant leaves for bio-mulching in organic ginger production and income generation under rain-fed conditions of NEH region

487

        Ashok Kumar, A K Mohanty, T R Borah & Awani Kumar Singh

 

 

 

Effect of medicinal herb extracts treated garments on selected diseases

493

        Chandrasekaran K, Ramachandran T & Vigneswaran C

 

 

 

Evaluation of Nutritional and Biochemical aspects of Po:ro apong (Saimod) - A home made alcoholic rice beverage of Mising tribe of Assam, India

499

        Devid Kardong, Khirod Deori, Kaushal Sood, RNS Yadav, TC Bora & BK Gogoi

 

 

 

Natural resource conservation through indigenous farming systems: Wisdom alive in North East India

505

        Anup Das, Ramkrushna GI, BU Choudhury, GC Munda, DP Patel, SV Ngachan, PK Ghosh, AK Tripathi, Supriya Das & Manoj Kumar

 

 

 

Biocultural value and conservation of “tara” tree (Calamus erectus Roxb.) at biodiversity hot-spot: A study with Adi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh, India

514

        Ranjay K Singh, R C Srivastava, Egul Padung, Orik Rallen & Genang Taki

 

 

 

Medicinal plants of North Cachar Hills district of Assam used by the Dimasa tribe

520

        Jayashree Rout, Albert L Sajem and Minaram Nath

 

 

 

Determination of Dyeing property of some medicinally important plant species of Uttarakhand Himalayas

528

        Ruhi Akhtara, Jagmohan S Negib & Rekha Naithania

 

 

 

Microencapsulation of copper enriched herbals for curative garments

532

        P Ganesan, C Tamil Selvi & T Ramachandran

 

 

 

Traditional Lepcha craft Sumok-thyaktuk (Lepcha Hat) and its conservation in
Dzongu Tribal Reserved Area (DTRA), Sikkim, India

537

        SR Lepcha, R Gurung & ML Arrawatia

 

 

 

Comparing the thermal performance of traditional and modern building in the
coastal region of Nagappattinam, Tamil Nadu

542

        R Shanthi Priya, MC Sundarraja & S Radhakrishnan

 

 

 

Traditional practices for sustainable livelihood in Kandi belt of Jammu

548

        PS Slathia & Narinder Paul

 

 

 

 

Extension of shelf life of brown rice with some traditionally available materials

553

        Avijit Das, Sanjukta Das, Hatanath Subudhi, Purnanda Mishra &
Srigopal Sharma

 

 

 

Therapeutic uses of Mud therapy in Naturopathy

556

        Rajiv Rastogi

 

 

 

Author Index

560

 

 

Subject Index

561

 

 

Book Reviews

562