The Division of Ethnomedicine & Ethnopharmacology
was established in the year 1992, to fulfil the
objectives given below.
To conserve, preserve and sustainably
utilize the rich traditional herbal wealth and knowledge
system of our country. To translate/ extend the
outcome of the research in to action for the benefit
of the common people at the grassroots.
Dr. S.R. Suja
& Head in-Charge
Ethno- medico- botanical
Systematic documentation of Traditional
Knowledge associated with biodiversity of Kerala
Preparation of electronic database
and protection of Traditional Knowledge associated
with plants used for food and medicine under sui
Ethnopharmacological Research. Formulation
and Standardization of novel herbal remedies / nutraceuticals
and other plant based products.
Inter- institutional collaborative
research programmes. Product development, Technology
transfer, Commercialization and Equitable Sharing
of benefits with Traditional knowledge holders/