Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 7, Special Issue 3 (2018)
Ethnomedicinal plants and their utilization by villagers in Koppal district of Karnataka
Rajeshwari Nidagundi, Shoba H, Venkatesh Hosamani, Krisnappa and Dr. PM Gangadharappa
The present paper reports the collection and identification of various medicinal plants grown in Koppal district of Karnataka which falls under Northern Dry Zone of Karnataka. Paddy is the major crop of this region and main source of irrigation is Tungabhadra canal. Different medicinal plants available in this region and their usage by traditional healers are tabulated according to their major use. Since the use of plant material with medicinal potential represent a valid alternative for treatment of diseases, documentation of valuable ethno medicinal practices become essential. This would contribute to body of knowledge and help in exploration of new and novel bioactive compounds to fight against diseases.
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Rajeshwari Nidagundi, Shoba H, Venkatesh Hosamani, Krisnappa and Dr. PM Gangadharappa. Ethnomedicinal plants and their utilization by villagers in Koppal district of Karnataka. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3S):450-452.