TRADITIONAL USES OF ETHNO-MEDICINAL PLANTS BY TRIBALS OF JASHPUR DISTRICT, CHHATTISGARH

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CHANDNI AFSANA
DEEPA BISWAS

Abstract

Introduction: In this paper, a survey was conducted in the Jashpur District 8 CD Block, Pathalgaon, Bagicha, Farsabahar, Jashpur, Kunkuri, Kansabel, Manora, Duldula. There is many Tribal people live together, which have many traditional Knowledge. The study notes that in the district, several plant species belonging to different families were used by 'herbal healers' for various diseases.

Methods: Semi-structured interview in the current report with local villagers, medicine men and Vaidya individuals. Plant material is gathered during the field trip and labeled with plant photos with the appropriate local and botanical name. Plant samples are collected for documentation.

Results: The study notes that in the area, 21 plant species belonging to 15 families were used by 'herbal healers' for the various diseases. Different plant sections, followed by stem, root, bark, fruit, leaves, flower and whole plant, are used for the treatment of different diseases.

Conclusion: There is a requirement of documentary for the traditional information about ethno-medicinal plants that will test in various experimental models using modern scientific methodologies. Further study is required to determine the effectiveness of these medicinal plant products in treating various diseases in humans.

Keywords:
Traditional, herbal, documentation, documentary experimental.

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AFSANA, C., & BISWAS, D. (2021). TRADITIONAL USES OF ETHNO-MEDICINAL PLANTS BY TRIBALS OF JASHPUR DISTRICT, CHHATTISGARH. PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 22(13-14), 106-118. Retrieved from http://ikpresse.com/index.php/PCBMB/article/view/6019
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