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Ethno medicinal studies in Mandu block of Ramgarh district with reference to indigenous practices

Ranjeet Kumar Ranjan*
University Department of Botany, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Received : 12th December, 2016 ; Revised : 9th February, 2017

Abstract : Ethno medicinal studies bring out the usages of the traditional knowledge. The present study offers a glimpse of tribal traditional knowledge which traces out the utilities of wild plants of Mandu Block of Ramgarh District. This detailed account is based upon a field study carried out between the period of March 2009 to November 2012. This is the first time that this location has been the subject of an ethnomedicinal investigation. Total 102 plant species have been collected belonging to 94 genera of 54 families frequently used in the treatment of various diseases. Scientific name, English name, Local name, Parts used, Taste, Chemical Constituents, Actions & Therapeutic uses of all plants were recorded during investigation.

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