INVESTIGATION OF ETHNO-MEDICINAL PLANTS USED IN THE TREATMENT OF VARIOUS HUMAN DISEASES WITH REFERENCE TO LEGUMINOSAE IN DHARAMPUR TALUKA, GUJARAT, INDIA
A. Raut and N. S. Suryawanshi*
The present research work on medicinal plants of family Leguminosae was investigated and collected information from Dharampur area, Gujarat state, during January 2019-Dec 2019. It deals with the ethnomedicinal plants used by the inhabitant people of Dharampur, Gujarat. Among 38 medicinal plants species, 26 genera were utilise by the local health healers for curing of various ailments. The traditional medicinal plants were frequently used for various diseases such as abscess, asthma, cough & cold, dysentery, different skin diseases, ulcers and leprosy. The regional people use diverse plants and plant parts for food, medicine, fodder, fuel, festivals, ceremonies and in several other purposes. The local people have vast knowledge about the uses of plants and its parts for the medicinal purposes. The objective of the present study was to record the observation of ethno-medicinal plants species belonging to Leguminosae families, used by the inhabitant. The local people of Dharampur used the medicinal plants as a medicine and which are arranged alphabetically followed by BN, vernacular name, part used and medicinal us.
Keywords: Leguminosae, Dharampur, Gujarat, & Medicinal plants.
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