Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK)

“Traditional knowledge" is employed to mean knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities embodying traditional life-styles; the wisdom developed over many generations of holistic traditional scientific utilization of the lands, natural resources, and environment. It is generally passed down by word of mouth, from generation to generation and is, for the most part, undocumented. Traditional knowledge is valid and necessary, and awaits its currently relevant wider application for human benefit. National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (erstwhile NISCAIR), CSIR felt a need to document the recent developments and the information bygone in this area in the form of an interdisciplinary periodical. The Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge will carry original research papers, review articles, short communications, etc. concerned with the observation and experimental investigation of the biological activities of the materials from plants, animals and minerals, used in the traditional health-care systems such as Ayurveda, Siddha, Yoga, Unani, Naturopathy, Homoeopathy, Folk-remedies, etc. As validation of indigenous claims it will cover Ethno-biology, Ethno-medicine, Ethno-pharmacology, Ethno-pharmacognosy & Clinical Studies on efficacy. Besides, the journal will also welcome interdisciplinary papers on traditional uses (non-medicinal) of Indian raw materials of plant, animal and mineral origin and development of appropriate technologies for community benefit with specific interest to the rural areas. Impact Factor of IJTK is 1.091 (JCR 2021). CODEN: IJTKB7.


The Papers published in Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge are covered by

•  Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch R )

•  Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition

•  PCT Minimum Documentation, WIPO (Non-Patent Literature)

•  CAB International, UK

•  NAPRALERT , USA

•  National Technical Information Service (NTIS), USA

•  MANTIS Database , USA

•  Food Science and Technology Abstracts, UK

•  Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Abstracts, India

•  Indian Science Abstracts, India


Recent Special Issues:

Traditional Knowledge to Combat COVID-19 (December 2020)

Ethnopharmacology and Validation of Traditional Medicine (October 2015)

Traditional Knowledge in Disaster Prediction/Forecasting, Management and Climate Change (January 2011)

Indigenous Knowledge of the Ethnic people of Northeast India in Bio-resources Management (2009)

Traditional Handlooms and Handicrafts (2008)

Traditional Foods and Beverages (2007)

Traditional Agricultural Practices (2006)

Traditional Knowledge of North East India (January 2005)

 

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Vol 21, No 4 (2022): Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (Ahead of Print)

Table of Contents

Cover page October 2022 PDF
 
Content October 2022 PDF
 
Report-CSIR 80 webinar PDF
 
Author Index October-2022 PDF
 
Subject Index October 2022 PDF
 
Annual Author Index October 2022 PDF
 
Annual Subject Index October 2022 PDF
 
Annual Content October 2022 PDF
 
Annual Referee List 2022 PDF
 

Agriculture

Association of biotic factors with indigenous knowledge of farmers on rainfall predictions

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Tirlapur, Laxmi Nagappa; Biradar, Nagaratna ; Bheemappa, A ; Kerur, Akshata ; Chand, Khem 883-889

Indigenous storage of food grains and seeds in mid hills of Jammu division of Jammu & Kashmir.

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Sharma, Bhagwati Charan; Slathia, Parladh Singh; Kumar, Rakesh ; Paul, Narinder 890-894

Development of new promising varieties of faba bean through traditional pedigree method for commercial cultivation in plain zone of India

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Arya, Rajesh Kumar; Hooda, J.S. ; Kaushik, Surinder Kumar; Kumar, Sandeep ; Raigar, H.L. Raigar ; Gill, R.K. ; Mehto, J.L. Mehto ; Tiwari, J.K. ; Yadav, C.B. Yadav ; Kumar, Ravi ; Dahiya, G.S. ; Sutaliya, J M; Raj, K ; Punia, R ; Kumar, P 895-904

Genotype and environment interaction analysis for quality traits in Basmati rice

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Kesh, Hari ; Battan, Khushi Ram; Kumar, Deepesh ; Kaushik, Prashant 905-911

AYUSH

A reliability test for the body constitution diagnosis using wrist pulse analysis based on Ayurveda

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M, Sukesh Rao; K, Ravishankar ; Rao, Rathnamala 730-736
Identification and quantification of biological active constituents of Amritarishta, a herbal formulation
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Sharma, Priyanka ; Bisht, Dheeraj ; Dwivedee, Bharat P. ; Latha, S. ; Dash, Ashutosh K ; Kumar, Deepak 754-759

Optimization of fermentation variables for Ayurvedic formulation, Drakshasava by Response Surface Methodology and its marker based validation studies

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goel, prerna ; Vidhu, Aeri 744-753

Stability indicating HPTLC method for active principle psoralen and its application to accelerated stability testing of marketed formulation

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Damle, Mrinalini ; sheth, Sayali Rajendra 760-765

Beneficial effects of mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) on bio-physiological and psychological parameters among type 2 diabetics

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kumar S, Sasi ; priya S, Padma 766-773
Comparative Pharmacognostical Studies Of Three Mahonia Species: Exploring The Possibilities As A Substitute Of Ayurvedic DrugDaruharidra” PDF
Chaudhary, Mridul Kant; Misra, Ankita ; Srivastava, Sharad 774-781

Effect of repeated extraction of white ash with water on physicochemical properties of palash kshar

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Nilawad, Varsha Rukmajairao; Gandhi, Piyush Krantikumar; Lagad, Chatragun Eknathrao; Ingole, Rajesh Kundlikrao 737-743

Ethnobotany

Traditional knowledge on Nicobari aloo (Dioscorea alata L.) among Nicobaritribal community of Car Nicobar Island, India

 

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Vijayan, Damodaran ; Augustine Jerard, B ; Kumar Pandey, Sanjay ; George, Zachariah ; Singh, SK ; Jaisankar, I ; Singh, LB ; George, James ; Sunitha, S 834-843

Food Science & Nutrition

The development of burfi with date paste

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Vyawahare, Aishwarya N.; meshram, bhushan devidas; Gawande, Hemant Murlidhar; Kanoje, Ravindra Ramlal 851-855

Comparative study on physical characteristics and nutritional composition of pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) at different stages of maturity

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Ramachandran, Preethi ; Dhiman, Anju Kumari; Attri, Surekha ; Vikram, Amit ; Rai, S ; Sangeeta, S 856-864
Effect of modified atmosphere packaging on physical, bio-chemical and functional properties of Jamun (Syzygium cmini) during storage
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Mohapatra, Minati ; Biswal, Sonali ; Nayak, R. N.; Panda, M. K.; Dash, S K 865-875

Effect of germination on selected phytochemicals and antioxidant activity of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa)

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Namrata, S ; Haripriya, A 876-882

Antioxidant activity of sesame oil on oxidative stability of olive oil

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Özcan, Mehmet ; Uslu, Nurhan 814-819

Modernization and Shelf life extension of chhana based traditional sweetmeat by utilizing Theobroma cacoa, Vaccinia oxycoccos and different fruit powders

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kaur, Ssimranjeet ; Kumar, Sunil ; Kaur, Ramandeep ; Dua, Sourab ; Mahajan, Deepak 844-850

Pharmacology/Ethnomedicine

COVID-19 prophylactic & management studies based on Electro-Homeopathy

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Taki, G S; Mallick, A K; Mondal, A ; Sheet, S P; Mallick, A ; Chakraborty, B 782-788

Antimicrobial activities and phytochemical analysis of leaf extracts of Echinops abuzinadianus Chaudhary growing in Abha City, Saudi Arabia

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Alrumman, Sulaiman A. 802-807

The effects of Litsea cubeba essential oil inhalation on brainwave activity

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nuiden, nida ; Siripornpanich, Vorasith ; Sayorwan, Winai ; Foto, Tewelde Gebregiorgis; Palanuvej, Chanida ; Ruangrungsi, Nijsiri 797-801
Design and evaluation of an herbal anti lice shampoo containing Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. PDF
Saikia, Ananta ; Sahariah, Bhargab Jyoti; Bora, Nilutpal Sharma 808-813

Traditional Knowledge for Treatment in Tribal Dominated Block in Mandla District of Madhya Pradesh

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PRASAD, SHATRUGHAN 820-827

Pharmacokinetic interaction potential assessment of cladrin, a potent bioactive constituent of Butea monosperma, and raloxifene, a prescription anti-osteoporotic by in vitro ADME approach


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Chauhan, Divya ; Sultana, Nazneen ; Yadav, Pavan K; Rashid, Mamunur ; Husain, Athar ; Agarwal, Arun ; Chaturvedi, Swati ; Singh, Sandeep ; Chourasia, Manish K; Gayen, Jiaur R; Wahajuddin, Wahajuddin 789-796
Phytochemical Profiling and Antioxidant Potential of Ailanthus Excelsa Roxb. Extracts PDF
Pandey, Madan Mohan; Rastogi, Subha 828-833

Other

Emerging paradigm on traditional knowledge: Content, documentation andclassical approaches to testing PDF
Balasubramanian, A V 721-729


Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK)