TRADITIONAL USES OF PLANTS BY THE TRIBALS IN BHILODA (E) FOREST RANGE OF DISTRICT SABARKANTHA, GUJARAT

  • M. P. TINTISARA

Abstract

An ethnobotanical field trips were undertaken during June 2009 to document the folk medicinal plants used by tribes residing in villages such as Bhanmer, Dhansor, Sobhayada, Rajendranagar, Torda, Pahada, Bavaliya, etc. of taluka Bhiloda district Sabarkantha, Gujarat. Tribes residing in the area are Bhils, Dungari garasia, Damor, Katara, Ninama, Bhagora, Lata etc. The tribal communities in the study area have important information about therapeutic values of medicinal plants growing in their surroundings.

The firsthand information has been gathered to document the medicinal plants being used traditionally by tribes to treat common human ailments such as jaundice, diabetes, dysentery, diarrhoea, cuts, etc. The information on medicinal uses of plants has been presented with their local name, plant parts used, method of preparation, mode of administration, dosage and duration in this paper.

How to Cite
TINTISARA, M. P.. TRADITIONAL USES OF PLANTS BY THE TRIBALS IN BHILODA (E) FOREST RANGE OF DISTRICT SABARKANTHA, GUJARAT. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, [S.l.], v. 47, dec. 2013. ISSN 0976-1098. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/10>. Date accessed: 20 sep. 2017.
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