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Year: 2018, Issue: December
Ethnomedicinal uses of two taxa of Zingiberaceae in Darjeeling Himalaya of India.
Rajendra Yonzone and Adani Lokho
Ethno-medicine, Medicinal Plants, Tribal people, Gond, Baiga, Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh.
Ethno-botanical study on traditional medicinal plants was conducted from May to December,2018 in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh and documented different types of traditional medicinal plants used by the indigenous peoples. The study was focused on identifying medicinal plants, disease treated, part of the plant used, methods of preparation of drug, administration of drug etc. The data was collected using interview and questionnaires by selecting 21 traditional healers using sampling method. A total of 68 medicinal plant species were collected and identified from the study area for treating various human aliments. The paper enumerates these medicinal plant species belonging to 39 families.
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