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Edition 2006

       (Volume 10)          


1 Determination of Essential Oil Content of Wild Olive and its Comparison with Olive Oil by M. Gulfraz, R. Parveen, Y. Musseddque, U. Nisar, M. Ithisham and S. Rehman


13 Extraction and Purification of Various Organic Compounds in Selected Medicinal Plants of Kotli Sattian, District Rawalpindi, Pakistan by Mohammad Gulfraz, Abdul Waheed, Sajid Mehmood and Munazza Ihtisham


24 Antifungal Activities of Ethanol and Aqueous Crude Extracts of Four Nigerian Chewing Sticks by A. A. Adekunle and K. A. Odukoya


41 Checklist of Medicinal Flora of Tehsil Isakhel District Mianwali-Pakistan by Mushtaq Ahmad, Mir Ajab Khan, Shabana Manzoor, Muhammad Zafar and Shazia Sultana


49 Common Medicinal Folk Recipes of Siran Valley, Mansehra, Pakistan by Ghulam Mujtaba Shah and Mir Ajab Khan 


63 Check List of Medicinal Plants of Siran Valley, Mansehra, Pakistan by Ghulam Mujtaba Shah and Mir Ajab Khan


72 Traditional Medicinal and Economic Uses of Gymnosperms of Kaghan Valley, Pakistan by Manzoor Hussain, Ghulam Mujtaba Shah and Mir Ajab Khan


82 Ethnobotanical Observations on some Endemic Plants of Eastern Ghats, India by Sudhaker Reddy, K.N. Reddy, Chiranjibi Pattanaik and Vatsavaya S. Raju


92 A Study on the Cytological Effects of Myrobalan (fruit of Terminalia chebula) in Allium Tests by H.S. Rathore, Amit Khare, Anjali Sharma, Sharad Shrivastava and D. Bhatnagar


98 The Contribution of Wild Edible Plants to Human Nutrition in the Black Sea Region of Turkey by Tugba Bayrak Ozbucak, Hamdi Guray Kutbay and Oznur Ergen Akcin


104 Ashtavarga-Rare Medicinal Plants by Amrit Pal Singh


109 Notes on Traditional Uses of Khair (Acacia catechu Willd.) by Inhabitants of Shivalik Range in Western Himalaya by K.N. Singh and Brij Lal


113 Ethnobotanical Study of Economic Trees: Uses of Trees as Timbers and Fuelwoods in Ilorin Emirate of Kwara State, Nigeria by A.A Abdulrahaman, O.J. Fajemiroye and F.A. Oladele


121 Pollen Pictorial of Some Medicinal Plants from Pakistan by Muhammad Zafar, Mushtaq Ahmad, Mir Ajab Khan and Asghar Abbas


129 Plants Used for Gynecological Disorders by Tribals of Mayurbhanj District, Orissa, India by Kambaska Kumar Behera


139 Ethnobotanical Survey on Repiratory Disorders in Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India by K.N. Reddy, C.S. Reddy and G. Trimurthulu


149 Ethnomedicinal Plants Used by the Tribals of Similipal Bioreserve, Orissa, India: A Pilot Study by Kambaska Kumar Behera


174 Ethnobotanical Plants Used for Dental and Oral Healthcare in the Kali Gandaki and Bagmati Watershed, Nepal by Kunjani Joshi and Ananda R. Joshi


179 Comparative Studies of Rubia cordifolia L. and its Commercial Samples by S. Pathania, R. Daman, S. Bhandari, B. Singh and Brij Lal


189 Some Phytotherapeutic Claims by Tribals of Rayagada District, Orissa, India by Chiranjibi Pattanaik, Ch. Sudhakar Reddy, N.K. Dhal and Rashmita Das


198 Ethno-Medico-Botanical Studies from Rayalaseema Regions of Southern Eastern Ghats Andhra Pradesh, India by Dowlathabad Muralidhara Rao, U.V.U. Bhaskara Rao and G. Sudharshanam


209 The Effect of Bridelia ferruginea and Senna alata on Plasma Glucose Concentration in Normoglycemic and Glucose Induced Hyperglycemic Rats by Kolawole O. Matthew, Oladoyinbo S. Olugbenga, Agbede O. Olajide and Adu F. Doyin


219 Traditional Preparations and Uses of Maize in Nigeria by A.A. Abdulrahaman and O.M. Kolawole


228 Studies on the Efficacy of Bridelia ferruginea Benth. Bark Extract on Reducing the Coliform Load and BOD of Domestic Wastewater by O.M. Kolawole, S.O. Oguntoye, O. Agbede and A.B. Olayemi


239 'Agia Vaital': The People's Belief About Natural Fire in Forests and its Link with Pygmaeopremna herbacea (Roxb.) Mold. in Chhotanagpur Plateau, India by Kaushal Kumar, A.K.S. Rawat, Ch. V. Rao and Subha Rastogi


243 Indigenous Knowledge of Folk Herbal Medicines by the Women of District Chakwal, Pakistan by Shazia Sultana, Mir Ajab Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad and Muhammad Zafar


254 Indigenous Knowledge on Medicinal Plants, Village Barali Kass and its Allied Areas, District Kotli Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan by Ejaz Ur-Rehman


265 Antimicrobial Activities of some Nigerian Chewing Sticks by Ogundiya, M.O., Okunade, M.B. and Kolapo, A.L.


272 Prevention of Aluminium chloride-induced Mitodepression with Myrobalan (Fruit of Terminalia chebula, Retz, Combretaceae) in Allium cepa Model by H.S. Rathore, Shazia Bi, Anjali Sharma and Mukesh Makwana


279 Note on Trigonella corniculata (L.) L. by Amrit Pal Singh


280 Some Medicinal Weeds Associated with Terraces of Crop Fields of Pauri, India by Upma Dobhal, Snehlata Bhandari and N.S. Bisht


285 Indigenous Uses of Some Important Ethnomedicinal Herbs of Ayubia National Park, Abbottabad, Pakistan by S. Ancel Gilani, Dr. Rizwana Aleem Qureshi and S. Javaria Gilani


294 Pharmaceutical Studies and Therapeutic Uses of Plumbago zeylanica L. Roots (Chitraka, Chitramulamu by K. Madhaura Chetty, K. Sivaji, G. Sudarsanam and P. Hindu Sekar


305 Green Leaves for Diarrhoeal Diseases Used by the Tribals of Kenojhar and Mayurbhanj District of Orissa, India by Kambasca Kumar Behera, Purandra Behera, Purandra Mandal and Dayanidlu Mahapatra


317 Paca Ksra Vrksa (Ficus) Species Used in Ayurvedic Medicine by Amrit Pal Singh


324 Bala (Sida cordifolia L.) by Amrit Pal Singh


330 Piscidal Plants of Nepal: Checklist, Ethnobotanical Uses and Indigenous Practices L. by Amanda R. Joshi and Kunjani Joshi


338 Digital Rights Management and the Traditional Knowledge Database by Murray Lee Eiland



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Book Review Corner

* The Wealth of India by K.S. Krishnan Marg, editor.
* Medicine Quest by Mark Plotkin
* The Shaman's Apprentice by Lynne Cherry and Mark J. Plotkin
* The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry
* Medicinal Plants of the Heartland by Connie Kaye and Neil Billington
* Potions, Poisons, and Panaceas by David Brussell
* Origin and Early Diversification of Land Plants by P. Kenrick & P.R. Crane

Research Notes

* Starch Research Page
* The Inclusive Herbarium by Edgar Anderson
* How to Define a Species
* Preparing Herbarium Specimens of Vascular Plants by C. Earle Smith, Jr.
* Botany: Internet Resources

Galleria Botanica

*EBL Featured Artist Keith Harrison
*EBL Featured artist Rebecca Brown
*Discover Domestication, Paris
*Botanical Artists Association of Southern Africa
*Redoute Magnolia+
*Decorated gum leaves, School of Botany Foundation
*Tony Swann review of most beautiful botanical books


* Society for Economic Botany: Home Page & News of Annual Meeting
* Society of Ethnobiology
* Society for Ecological Restoration, Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada
* International Association of Landscape Ecology, U.S. Symposium, Tempe, Arizona

Careers in Ethnobotany

* Earthworks-Job Opportunities
* Job Listings from the Chronicle of Higher Education
* Graduate Programs in Ethnobotany
* Undergraduate Studies in Ethnobotany

Worldwide Economic Botany Resources 

* Herbs and Herb Gardening, Resource Guide
* American Botanical Council HerbalGram
* The Amazon Conservation Team
* Medicinal Plants of the Peruvian Amazon
* Useful Plants
* Ethnobotany in the Forests of Belize
* Amazon Rain Forest Includes Ethno-herpatology
* Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL)
* People and Plants Online
* Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops
* New Crop Resource Online Program


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