T. N. Singh*
Department of Botany, Ramgarh College, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh
Received 16th July 2007; Revised 29th August 2007
Abstract: All the species of Terminalia are widely distributed in the forests of Jharkhand. Ethnobotanically they are of great importance. The aborigins have been traditionally using them as drug source for different ailments. The drug properties are fair and wide. In action they are aperients, antipyretic, attenuant, astringent, digestive, laxative, narcotic, ophthalmic and tonic.
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