Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge

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VOLUME 11

NUMBER 4

OCTOBER 2012

 

CONTENTS

 

 

Traditional coping mechanisms for climate change of pastoralists in South Omo, Ethiopia

573

        Fana Gebresenbet & Asnake Kefale

 

 

 

Phytochemical screening and Antibacterial activity of selected medicinal plants of Bayabas, Sablan, Benguet Province, Cordillera Administrative Region, Luzon, Philippines

580

        Teodora D Balangcod, Vilma L. Vallejo, Melba Patacsil, Orlando Apostol, Lianne Marie Victoria A. Laruan, Jayjay Manuel, Sonny Cortez, & Rosemary M. Gutierrez

 

 

 

Non-woody plant species of Papuan Island forests, A sustainable source of food for the  local communities

586

        Reinardus L. Cabuy, Jonni Marwa, Jacob Manusawai & Yohanes Y. Rahawarin

 

 

 

Traditional health practices in mountain, plain and seaside regions of Adana in Turkey

593

        Sultan Alan, Sule Gokyildiz, Melike Ozturk, Refiye Okusluk Senesen, Selim Kadioglu

 

 

 

Effect of Dill (Anethum graveolens Linn.) seed on uterus contractions pattern in active phase of labor

602

        Samira Ebrahimzadeh Zagami, Nahid Golmakani, Maryam Kabirian & Mohammad Taghi Shakeri

 

 

 

Ethnobotany of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.)

607

        K C Velayudhan, N Dikshit & M Abdul Nizar

 

 

 

Empirical tribal claims and correlation with bioactive compounds: A study on Celastrus paniculata  Willd., a vulnerable medicinal plant of Odisha

615

        R C Misra, Sanjeet Kumar, D R Pani & D C Bhandari

 

 

 

Adaptations of culturally and nutritionally important traditional foods in Eastern Himalaya: A case study with Adi women of Arunachal Pradesh

623

        Anamika Singh, Ranjay K. Singh, Rakesh Bhardwaj & AK Singh

 

 

 

Medicinal plants used in traditional folk recipes by the local communities of Kaghan valley, Mansehra, Pakistan

634

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

 

 

 

Ethnomedicinal survey of plants used by the Kanuris of North-eastern Nigeria

640

        Ene A C, & Atawodi S E

 

 

 

Herbal remedies for sexual capability

646

        C S Rana , J K Tiwari, L R Dangwal & R C Sundriyal

 

 

 

Traditional remedies in Trai region of Kumaun, Uttarakhand

652

        Anjali Mathur & Hema Joshi

 

 

 

Survey of useful wetland plants of South Odisha, India

658

        Malaya K Misra, Anima Panda & Deenabandhu Sahu

 

 

 

Ethno Botanical Polypharmacy of Traditional Healers in Wayanad (kerala) totreat type 2 diabetes

667

        Dilip Kumar EK & Janardhana GR

 

 

 

Medicinal plants used by the tribal people of Birbhum district of West Bengal and Dumka district of Jharkhand in India

674

        Swarnendu Mondal & Chowdhury Habibur Rahaman

 

 

 

Evaluation of Ayurvedic compound formulations 4- Musli Cũrna

680

        Subha Rastogi, Madan Mohan Pandey, Sayyada Khatoon, Shanta Mehrotra & Ajay Kumar Singh Rawat

 

 

 

Pharmacognosy of aconite sold under the name Vatsanabha in Indian market

685

        P K Sarkar, P K Prajapati, A P G Pillai & M G Chauhan

 

 

 

Scientific evaluation of Panchkola curna – An Ayurvedic polyherbal drug formulation

697

        S Rajput, MK Tripathi , AK Tiwari, N Dwivedi & SP Tripathi

 

 

 

Elucidation of mechanism of Anti-arthritic action of Arthosansar- a polyherbal formulation

704

        Meera Sumanth, Anusha & Swetha S

 

 

 

An indigenous cost effective innovation for bird scares by the Gond tribe in Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh

714

        N Sivaraj, SR Pandravada, R Jairam, N Sunil , KS Varaprasad, P Ramesh, IS Bisht & SK Pareek

 

 

 

Traditional system of water management in watersheds of Arunachal Pradesh

719

        SK Pattanaaik, DSen, N Kumar , O Moyong, & P Debnath

 

 

 

Indigenous knowledge of oak tasar silk cocoon cooking and a method of its improvement using pineapple extract

724

        Y Ranjana Devi, L Rupachandra Singh & S Kunjeshwori Devi

 

 

 

Folk conservation practices of the Gond tribal of Mendha (Lekha) village of Central India

727

        Nilesh Heda

 

 

 

An insight into the traditional Bandhej craft of Sikar City of Rajasthan

733

        Ruby Jain & Ambika Tiwari

 

Role of dalak (massage) and riyazat (exercise) in the rehabilitation of patients with post stroke hemiplegia

738

        Zarnigar & Abdul Rahaman

 

 

 

Author Index

745

 

 

Subject Index

746

 

 

Annual Author Index

747

 

 

Annual Subject Index

748

 

 

Annual contents

750

 

 

List of Referees

757

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Guidelines for Submission of Manuscript

 

Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK), the journal devoted exclusively to Traditional Knowledge, provides an excellent platform for publication of research papers related to Traditional Knowledge Systems. IJTK carries original research papers, review articles, short communications based on traditional wisdom. IJTK committed and dedicated to the preservation, documentation, and dissemination of Traditional Knowledge, attempts to bring the wisdom of the past to the present. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge is included in the Non Patent Literature part of the PCT Minimum Documentation. IJTK also has been covered by the database of Science Citation Index–Expanded with an Impact Factor and National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) rating.

Authors, who wish to submit a manuscript, should consult and peruse carefully recent issues of IJTK for format and style or may visit NISCAIR website (www.niscair.res.in). Author should clarify the objective of the study (why study is carried out), how objective is achieved (methodology etc. followed to achieve the objective), significant results and conclusion, and significance of study. Senior or corresponding author must include the contact details of all the authors and specifically obtain the approval of all other co-authors to submit the article to this journal. When a manuscript is submitted to the IJTK it should not have been published elsewhere. Authors should submit two copies of manuscripts typed double-spaced. The list of references should not include any reference not cited in the text. Manuscripts are acknowledged on receipt. All manuscripts submitted are subject to peer review. Authors are notified as soon as a decision has been made to accept or reject a manuscript; rejection may be outright or with the possibility of revision and resubmission for a new evaluation. The Editor’s decision in these matters is final.

For ethnobotanical/ethnomedicinal reports, authors are advised to acknowledge the Knowledge Providers for providing valuable information and share their compilation and findings with the Knowledge Providers in local language. Authors are also requested to ensure that Prior Informed Consent (PIC) was taken from the Knowledge Providers as per the CBD guidelines. If the photographs of pratices and knowledge holders are used, it should be with consent of respective knowledge holder/community chief/village Panchayat.If any unique practices are observed which have not been reported hitherto, this fact should be brought to the notice of knowledge providing community and/or individuals and only after sharing with them the implications of putting the same in public domain, these should be published. Various field tools of participatory rural appraisal (PRA) were applied to collect field data. How many villages visited, informants consulted, informants village’s name, and tentative quantity of dose, dosage forms, (i.e. paste, decoction, extract, powder, etc.), frequency, duration, etc. should be mentioned in the research paper. Abstract means the main findings of the study. All figures should be in a single JPEG file or in the end of text. The article should not be more than 10-12 pages including tables and photographs except review paper.

The language of the Journal is English. Books for review and manuscripts neatly typed, double-spaced, with margins on all sides along with photographs (if any in Tiff or JPEG format) may be submitted through E-mail or at the following address:

 

The Editor

Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK)

National Institute of Science Communication And Information Resources (NISCAIR)

Dr. K. S. Krishnan Marg, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110 012, India

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Editor

Dr K P Singh