OBSERVATIONS ON FOLK MEDICINAL PLANTS USED BY THE INHABITANT TRIBALS IN BHILODA FOREST AREA OF ARVALLI DISTRICT, NORTH GUJARAT, INDIA

  • MAHESH P. TINTISARA MAHESH P. TINTISARA BOTANY DEPARTMENT, THE H.N.S.B.LTD SCIENCE COLLEGE, HIMATNAGAR-383 001, GUJARAT, INDIA. Corresponding author’s e-mail: tintisara_8@yahoo.com

Abstract

ABSTRACT:

The folk herbal medicines are very important for the life of people. This plant survey was carried out during 2011-2014 to document the folk medicinal plants used by tribes residing in villages such as Narsoli, Dhansor, Torda, Butharasan, Sobhayada etc. of Bhiloda taluka forest area of Arvalli District, Gujarat. The people of the villages are using various plants and their parts for treatment of disease like cough and cold, swelling, chest pain, mumps, cracks in foot, diarrhea,  tuberculosis, ringworm, diabetes etc. 25 wild plant species were collected and information on their herbal medicinal values which are traditionally used as medicines by local people have been documented. The source of information is based on interviews with local Vaidyas, Bhagats and local tribal people of the area.

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How to Cite
TINTISARA, MAHESH P.. OBSERVATIONS ON FOLK MEDICINAL PLANTS USED BY THE INHABITANT TRIBALS IN BHILODA FOREST AREA OF ARVALLI DISTRICT, NORTH GUJARAT, INDIA. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, [S.l.], v. 59, dec. 2014. ISSN 0976-1098. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/215>. Date accessed: 28 june 2017.

Keywords

Folk Medicinal Plants, Arvalli District, Gujarat.