International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 11, Part B (2016)
An ethnobotanical survey on medicinal plants used in reproductive health related disorders in Dubri wild life sanctuary of Sidhi District
Pradeep Kumar Dwivedi and M Salim
The ethnobotany of a specific area is a very intricate or convoluted process. This paper documents the traditional knowledge of medicinal plants that are used in the treatment of different reproductive health related disorders and diseases by the rural people of Dubri Wild Life Sanctuary of Sidhi District. The survey was carried out by first hand questioning among traditional health practitioners and educated people. The present survey focuses 22 plant species for 11 different reproductive disorders, namely leucchorrea, excess uterine bleeding, infertility in female, night fall or wet dream, vomiting at the time of pregnancy, gonorrhea, easy delivery of baby, increase of breast milk, irregular menstruation, infertility in male and female contraception. Each entry includes the botanical and local names, family parts used, traditional method of preparation and mode of administration.
How to cite this article:
Pradeep Kumar Dwivedi, M Salim. An ethnobotanical survey on medicinal plants used in reproductive health related disorders in Dubri wild life sanctuary of Sidhi District. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(11):73-75.