Vol. 9, Issue 2, Part A (2021)
Ethnomedicinal uses of some wound healing plants of Bargarh district in Western Odisha, India
Author(s): Sunil Kumar Sen and Lalit Mohan Behera
Abstract: Since time immemorial plants have been used for medicinal purposes long before prehistoric period. Plants provide basically food, shelter, and medicine. The present paper highlights on the outcome of ethnomedicinal survey conducted during 2017-19 in different forest localities of Bargarh district. During the survey the local forest people and traditional healers were contacted to know about the medicinal uses of the collected plant species. Although several plants were collected during the survey some of them are found be used especially in wound healing. The present paper reveals 45 plant species belonging to 42 genera and 32 families. Out of 45 plant species 23 are trees, 12 herbs, 6 climbers and 4 shrubs.
How to cite this article:
Sunil Kumar Sen, Lalit Mohan Behera. Ethnomedicinal uses of some wound healing plants of Bargarh district in Western Odisha, India. Int J Herb Med 2021;9(2):14-17.