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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2017)

An Ethnobotanical survey on medicinal plants used to mitigate anemia by tribes of east and West Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand, India

Author(s): Dolly Tudu and Vishnu Shankar Sinha
Abstract: Present paper reports on the uses of 30 plants from 17 families which are been used by tribes of East and West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand to cure Anemia. This paper highlights the rich plant resources and ethno medicinal information available with the Tribes. The objective of this work is the documentation of medicinal plants used by tribal people of this area. The ethnomedicinal information was gathered by random selection of villages and interviewed with Baidhyas, kabirajs and knowledgeable person belonging to tribal community. Our results showed that tribes still prefer to use plants for the treatment of their ailments because of its easy availability and their negligible side effects.
Pages: 2592-2595  |  413 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dolly Tudu, Vishnu Shankar Sinha. An Ethnobotanical survey on medicinal plants used to mitigate anemia by tribes of east and West Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand, India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(6):2592-2595.
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