Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants Commonly Used by Traditional Medicine Practitioners in Sindhudurg Region, India
Keywords:Medicinal plants, Survey, Traditional Practitioners, Sindhudurg
The traditional healers in Sindhudurg region practice plantbased therapy to manage various health conditions. The present investigation aims to represent the ethnobotanical knowledge of different Traditional practitioners. Sindhudurg is rich in flora and fauna. Traditional practitioners have wide and in-depth knowledge of plants and their medicinal use. They use these plants to treat various ailments. The Present paper provides information on the traditional uses of medicinal plants found in Sindhudurg District.An ethnobotanical survey was undertaken to record information on medicinal plants from traditional medical practitioners in Sindhudurg.Traditional Medical Practitioners,the primary informants were interviewed using semi-structured questionnaires and open-ended conversations. The survey identified and recorded 100 plant species along with their medicinal uses.
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