ETHNOMEDICINAL USES OF SOME PLANT SPECIES IN THERAPEUTIC PRACTICE OF SABARMATI RIVER AREA , GUJARAT, INDIA

  • BHARAT B. MAITREYA ETHNOMEDICINAL USES OF SOME PLANT SPECIES IN THERAPEUTIC PRACTICE OF SABARMATI RIVER AREA , GUJARAT, INDIA BHARAT B. MAITREYA SIR P.P.INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, MAHARAJA KRISHNAKUMARSINHJI BHAVNAGAR UNIVERSITY, BHAVNAGAR. Corresponding author’s e-mail: maitreya_bharat@yahoo.com
Keywords: Ethnomedicinal, Therapeutic, Sabarmati

Abstract

ABSTRACT:
The plants or its parts  used by tribal and rural people  in traditional medical
practice  which  is  concerned  with  the  health  and  diseases  known  as
Ethnomedicinal plants. The practice of ethno medicine is a multi-disciplinary
system constituting the use of known plants. Some outstanding medicinal drugs
which have  been developed from the plants. The present paper enumerate 55
plant species from various families used as  therapeutic practice by tribal and
rural people regarding with the study area . Total 55 plant species belonging to
51  genera  and  31  families  for  curing  different  ailments.  The  plant  species
categorized in habit.There are 05 tree species, 03 small tree species, 03 shrub
species, 36 herb species and 08 climber species. All these plants and its part are
used in  the treatment of diseases by therapeutic practice
KEY WORDS: Ethnomedicinal , Therapeutic , Sabarmati.

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