Radha Krishna Jha*
Department of Botany, Ranchi University, Ranchi— 834008, Jharkhand, India
Received 5th July 2007, Revised 281A August 2007
Abstract : An ethnomedicinal study of some herbal plants of Chotanagpur has been carried out by the people of Chotanagpur, who live in the dense forest far away from the hospitals. The local inhabitants have developed and preserved a very old and strong tradition for using different type of plants for their treatment. The present communication brings out fifteen (15) medicinal plants species. These medicinal plants have the highest level of ethnomedicinal values which are usually used regularly for various ailments.