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End Uses of Various NTFPs

 

 
End Uses of Various NTFPs
 
 
NTFP items
End uses
Timru leaves
beedi-making
Mahuva flowers
alcohol and cattle feed
Doli (Mahuva seeds)
in soap-making, mixing with vegetable oil.
Kadaya gum
in ice-cream, jelly, denture as adhesive
Dhavada gum
edible gum, used in dyeing and pressing
Baval gum
adhesive and as edible gum
Moina gum
in cloth sizing and for making coir yarn
Salai gum
in varnish and paints, dhoop and agarbatti (incense stick) making
Gorad gum
edible and used for sizing Nepal paper
Khair gum
edible and has medicinal value
Khakar gum
in wormicide medicine
Musli
tonic and vitalizer
Charoli
used in sweets and foods
Honey
tonic, medicines, cough mixtures
Karanj seeds
oil in soap making and for skin diseases
Rosha grass (oil)
as fixative in attars, medicinal oil and arthritic troubles.
Aritha
in herbal shampoo, and for cleaning ornaments.
Harda
trifala, medicines, tanning
Baheda pulp
trifala, tanning
Sadad bark
for extraction of oxalic acid
Indrajav
ayurvedic medicines
Wax
in pain balms, creams, and medicines.
Chanothi (White)
in medicines
Darudi
oil for skin diseases.
Vadavadia seed
Medicines
Kaucha seeds
tonic, vitalizer and aphrodisiac.
Chimed
ophthalmic ayurvedic preparations.
Kusum lac
lac polishing, sealing
Pilu seeds
oil in soaps and varnish industry
Khakar lac
lac polishing, sealing
Khakhara leaves
leaf-cup and plate-making
Prosopis pods
cattle-feed
Malkangani
Brain tonic
Arjun bark
ayurvedic medicines for cardiac diseases
Ardusi
cough mixture, medicines,
Salvan
anti-rheumatic ayurvedic medicines.
Pithavan
anti-rheumatic ayurvedic medicines
Chitrak
as appetizer and digester
Kutaj kado (Kada Chhal)
anti-darrhoeic and anti-dysenteric agent
Mamejavo
anti-diabetic and antipyretic agent
Gokhru
diuretic, kidney stone, rasayan, churan etc.
Shankhpushpi
brain tonic
 
Source: Tewari, D.D. Economics  and management of non-timber forest products: A case study of Gujarat, India. New Delhi, Oxford and IBH. 1998.