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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

IMPACT FACTOR (RJIF): 8.4

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part F (2022)

Biodiversity of ethno medicinal plants used by traditional healers in selected remote villages of Seoni district (Madhya Pradesh), India

Author(s)
Arun Kumar Meshram and Awadh Raj Singh
Abstract
This paper presents the results of a study on ethno medicinal plants used by local traditional healers of selected remote villages, namely Turiya, Kohaka and Kuppitola Ryt. of Seoni District of Madhya Pradesh. The methods followed were based on questionnaire for documentation of indigenous knowledge. Regular interviews were conducted in local communities, to investigate local people and knowledgeable persons, who are the main user of medicinal plants. This investigation revealed that, the traditional healers used 43 plant species belonging to 35 genera of 22 families were recorded during field trips from selected villages. Among all the plant species, tree vegetation found to be most dominant followed by shrubs, herbs and climbers. In this study most dominant family was Fabaceae and leaves were the most frequently used plant part for treatment of ailment and diseases. The check list and ethno medicinal inventory was developed.
Pages: 398-401  |  28 Views  0 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Arun Kumar Meshram, Awadh Raj Singh. Biodiversity of ethno medicinal plants used by traditional healers in selected remote villages of Seoni district (Madhya Pradesh), India. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(4):398-401.
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