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FOLK MEDICINAL CULTURE OF ASSAM

Dr. Ushamoni Kakoti.

Abstract
The traditional folk medicine has a history of thousands years. Therefore, nowadays, old-traditional healing
practices continued to be applied, contains marks of faith and beliefs of past. This tradition executed by shamans, in
the ancient religion and tradition, is
maintained by religion men, mide wives, folk healers and bej (that is a kind of folk healer) in the new religion and
culture around. Even though present-day practices of healing tradition are reverse of modern medicine,in this
tradition there are also many practices overlapping with the modern medicine. Folk healers of old tradition have
benefited from nature in order to make the drugs or heal patients. This situation has continued unchanged in the new
tradition as well. In addition to these, tradition of a folk pharmacy has occurred because of use of various herbs and
animal products in making drug. This kind patient healing techniques and drug making applications, have reached
until now with the traditional ways of transmission.

Key words: Folk Medicine, Healing Herbs, Healing Places, Treatment Practices.


 
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Dr. Ushamoni Kakoti (2020) FOLK MEDICINAL CULTURE OF ASSAM. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (9), 3361-3363. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.512