"International Journal of Herbal Medicine"

Volume 1, Issue 5


Ethnobotanical Survey of Surguja District with Special Reference to Plants Used By Uraon Tribe in Treatment of Diarrhea


Author(s): Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo

Abstract: Present study aims to explore the ethnobotanical information on medicinal plants used by meager community of Uraon of Surguja district Chhattishgarh India. The study was carried out during different periods of the year 2009- 2011. Information’s on plant and plant parts uses were collected interviewing key informants by using semi-structured questionnaire. Altogether 17 different plant species belonging to 14 families were documented and majority of them are tree. In terms of plant parts use, leaf and stem/bark are in top priorities. These plants are used to treat diarrhea.


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