INDIGENOUS MEDICINAL USES OF PLANTS BY LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN SIDHI DISTRICT OF MADHYA PRADESH FOR GASTROINTESTINAL ACTIVITY

  • PRACHI SINGH 1 , SANJEEV KUMAR MAURYA 1, GAURAV NIGAM 1* INDIGENOUS MEDICINAL USES OF PLANTS BY LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN SIDHI DISTRICT OF MADHYA PRADESH FOR GASTROINTESTINAL ACTIVITY PRACHI SINGH 1 , SANJEEV KUMAR MAURYA 1,2 AND GAURAV NIGAM 1* 1 DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY, INSTITUTE OF BASIC SCIENCES, BUNDELKHAND UNIVERSITY, JHANSI – 284128, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA 2 PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY LAB., DEPARTMENT OF PLANT SCIENCE, M. J. P. ROHILKHAND UNIVERSITY, BAREILLY – 243006, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA. Corresponding author’s e-mail: gauravjnigam@yahoo.co.in

Abstract

ABSTRACT:
An  Ethnobotanical  survey  was  conducted  on  the  medicinal  plants  frequently
used  for  the  administration  of  gastrointestinal  problems  in  Sidhi  district,
Madhya Pradesh by traditional healers. The present paper deals with 26 plant
species  distributed  in  24  genera,  belonging  to  20  families  engaged  in
ethnomedicinal uses, practice by the local communities of the study area. The
medicinal  plants  used  by  the  local  communities  are  arranged  alphabetically
followed by local name, family name and plant parts used.
KEY WORDS: Ethnobotanical survey,  Gastrointestinal problems, Sidhi
istrict, Local communities.

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How to Cite
GAURAV NIGAM 1*, PRACHI SINGH 1 , SANJEEV KUMAR MAURYA 1,. INDIGENOUS MEDICINAL USES OF PLANTS BY LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN SIDHI DISTRICT OF MADHYA PRADESH FOR GASTROINTESTINAL ACTIVITY. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, [S.l.], v. 60, jan. 2015. ISSN 0976-1098. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/235>. Date accessed: 17 aug. 2017.

Keywords

Ethnobotanical survey, Gastrointestinal problems, Sidhi istrict, Local communities.