WILD MEDICINAL PLANTS FROM CHANDGAD REGION, KOLHAPUR DISTRICT, MAHARASHTRA STATE, INDIA

  • *A. R. KASARKAR , **D. K. KULKARNI AND *** C.R. PATIL *DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY, VIVEKANAND COLLEGE, KOLHAPUR- 416 004 ** BAIF DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH FOUNDATION, WARJE –MALWADI, PUNE- 411 058 ***DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY, D.K.A.S.C. COLLEGE, ICHALKARANJI- 416115. Corresponding author’s e-mail: abhikasarkar@rediffmail.com
Keywords: Wild herbal plants, Chandgad, Kolhapur district.

Abstract

Present paper deals with survey of medicinal plants used by local people from Chandgad region of  Kolhapur district. The information were documented from 10 villages with personal interviews of 35 local people and herbalists.  Twenty one  plants belonging to 15 families were covered under  ethno-medico-botanical survey. Medicinal plants are described with their Botanical names, family, local name, parts used, ailments and administration.

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Published
2014-08-01