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Bioinformation. 2007 Dec 5;2(3):105-6.

A database for medicinal plants used in treatment of asthma.

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  • 1PG Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Bishop Heber College, Vyalur Road, Tiruchirappalli 620 017.

Abstract

The knowledge of most plants used in the treatment of asthma, the plant part which is effective in treatment is confined to very few persons who are engaged in folklore medicine. However, this form of medicine is not very popular. Therefore, it is of considerable interest to ethno-botanical community to understand the plants and the parts used for treatment. Here, we describe AsthmaPlantBase, a database containing information of medicinal plants for treatment of asthma.

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http://www.asthmaplants.com.

KEYWORDS:

active principles; asthmaplants; database; medicinal; phytochemical

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