A Systematic Overview on Some of the Traditionally Used Plants of Assam

  • Manoj Kumar Kakati PhD scholar, Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences, Guwahati, Assam
  • Ramakanta Sharma Dept. of RS and VK, Govt. Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Bhriganka Bharadwaj Dept. of Microbiology, Assam Down Town University, Guwahati Assam, India
  • Nalini Kanta Sarma Regional Agriculture Research Station, Assam Agriculture University, Nagaon, Assam, India
  • Biswajit Das Dept. of pharmacy, Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Guwahati, Assam India
  • Ridip Dutta Dept. of Microbiology, Guwahati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam India

Abstract

Assam is a state of the North Eastern part of India. There are different types of plants well distributed in various parts of the state. These plants have various medicinal properties and are used traditionally to cure diseases because of its fewer side effects. A large number of surveys have been documented about different kinds of traditionally used plants of Assam. The purpose of this Study is to do a Systematic overview on various aspects like its taxonomical characters, geographical habitat, Cultivation along with its physicochemical constituents, Pharmacological and medicinal properties so that it can be useful to treat the various diseases efficiently. Various traditional plants such as Carica papaya, Cocos nucifera, Murraya koenigii, Ocimum sanctum, Musa paradisiaca, Averrhoa carambola, Aegle marmelos, Azadirachta indicaCitrus limonum, Psidium guajav, Hibiscus rosa sinensisCatharanthus roseus, Trichosanthes dioica, Cynodon dactylon, Brassica rapa were reviewd.


Keywords: Assam, plants, Physicochemical constituents, Pharmacological and Medicinal uses.

Keywords: Assam, plants, Physicochemical constituents, Pharmacological and Medicinal uses

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Author Biographies

Manoj Kumar Kakati, PhD scholar, Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences, Guwahati, Assam

PhD scholar, Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences, Guwahati, Assam

Ramakanta Sharma, Dept. of RS and VK, Govt. Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, Assam, India

Dept. of RS and VK, Govt. Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, Assam, India

Bhriganka Bharadwaj, Dept. of Microbiology, Assam Down Town University, Guwahati Assam, India

Dept. of Microbiology, Assam Down Town University, Guwahati Assam, India

Nalini Kanta Sarma, Regional Agriculture Research Station, Assam Agriculture University, Nagaon, Assam, India

Regional Agriculture Research Station, Assam Agriculture University, Nagaon, Assam, India

Biswajit Das, Dept. of pharmacy, Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Guwahati, Assam India

Dept. of pharmacy, Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Guwahati, Assam India

Ridip Dutta, Dept. of Microbiology, Guwahati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam India

Dept. of Microbiology, Guwahati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam India

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Kakati MK, Sharma R, Bharadwaj B, Sarma NK, Das B, Dutta R. A Systematic Overview on Some of the Traditionally Used Plants of Assam. JDDT [Internet]. 15Jun.2020 [cited 2Jul.2020];10(3-s):358-66. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/4106