Information provided in the website is adapted from the publication:

"Grows & Use Medicinal Plants for Primary Health Care- A Guide

(Karnataka Edition)”

1st Edition, April 2005 

Compiled and edited by:

Dr. G.S Goraya & B.S Somashekhar

With subject specific contributions by:

Vd. P.M Unnikrishnan – use of plants for primary health caer

Dr. K Ravikumar – basic description of plants

Vd. G. G Gangadharan – use of plant for primary health care

Photo Courtesy – Dr. Ravikumar, Dr. C.S George

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Kannada Version of

Translation: Mr. T. G Shivakumar, Freelance writer and translator, Tumkur District, Karnataka

Marathi Version of

Translation:  Dr. Mahesh Matpathi, Ayurveda Physician, Bangalore

Review: Mr. Vijay Barve, Senior Program Officer, FRLHT

Tamil Version of

Translation: Dr. Vijay Sankar, Research Officer, FRLHT, Bangalore

& Mrs. Kavitha M., Research Fellow

Bengali Version of

Translation: Ms. Anindita Das, Freelance Bengali writer, Bangalore.

Review : Ms. Leela Das, Bengali writer, Guwahati.

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