Ethno Botanical Study of Medicinal Plants of Fingeshwar area of Gariyaband District, Chhattisgarh, India using Data Visualization
Author(s):
DR PRERNA SONI, VIVEK KUMAR SONI
Keywords:
medicinal plants, health disorders, local tribals, Gariyaband district, Fingeshwar area , data visualization.
Abstract
Medicinal Plants have been used by tribals and local people for cure of various diseases due to their rich capacity to treat specific disorders. They are remarkable diverse group of plants and usually used as traditional medicine by rural and tribal people. Man has been utilizing plants as medicinal purpose since long ago. Because of significant importance and for commercial value the sustainable utility and there conservation is necessary. During the present investigation Fingeshwar area of Gariyaband district in Chhattisgarh was selected for medicinal studies of herbal plants. This area is also marked for rich biodiversity. For the above process 40 tribals were selected and through random interview data were collected. Medicinal plants their local name, botanical name, family name, plant parts which has the medicinal properties and its crude preparation method for using certain health disorders were recorded in their local language. Gariyaband tribals had a great similarity regarding the use of plants as a source of medicines for life style diseases like diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, respiratory problem, digestive problem, CNS disorder, skin diseases etc. 17 cultivated medicinal plant species were collected from Fingeshwar areas of Gariyaband district and are used by local peoples of village in their day to day life to cure various ailments have been documented along with their uses. A total of 17 plant species belonging to 17 genera and 14 families were reported for different therapeutic uses. The plants are used for medicine is enumerated alphabetically and the local name, family names, plant part used and curing diseases has documented for Gariyaband district. Fabaceae was the dominant family and Leaves were reported to be the most frequently use part of plants for the treatment of various diseases followed by other plant parts namely stem, root, seed, bark, fruit and flowers.
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Unique Paper ID: 154666

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 12

Page(s): 53 - 57
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