Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2013)
Ethnobotanical Study on Medicinal Plants of Rakhaing Indigenous Community of Cox’s Bazar District of Bangladesh
Author(s): Shaikh Bokhtear Uddin1, Reshma Sultana Ratna1 , Mohammad Omar Faruque1
Abstract: The Rakhaing indigenous community living in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh has long been an admiration of utilizes plants around them in various purpose and they depend on their surrounding vegetation for various purposes in their daily life. An ethnobotanical survey is carried out on the utilization of medicinal plants by Rakhaing community. The information has been documented by interviewing traditional herbalists, various elderly men and women following different ethnobotanical methods. Total 82 plant species in 77 genera under 51 families with their short botanical description, local (Rakhaing) names, medicinal use, mode of preparation and application have been documented. All the voucher specimens have been collected during documentation and preserved at the herbarium of Chittagong University (CTGUH).
How to cite this article:
Shaikh Bokhtear Uddin1, Reshma Sultana Ratna1 , Mohammad Omar Faruque1. Ethnobotanical Study on Medicinal Plants of Rakhaing Indigenous Community of Cox’s Bazar District of Bangladesh. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2013; 2(4): 164-174.