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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(11): 321-328
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.511.035


Traditional Healthcare Knowledge of Sedum Taluk, Kalaburgi, Karnataka, South India
Prakash Kariyajjanavar1, Sandesh Yargol1, K.G. Somashekar Achar2 and T.R. Parashurama3*
1Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Environmental Science,Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi, India
2Panchavati Research Academy for Nature, Kalamanje, Linganamakki, Sagara-Shimoga, India
3Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Botany, Vijaynagara Sri Krishdaevaraya University, Ballary, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Present work was carried out among the folklore people of Sedam Taluk region during the year 2014-15. Ethno-botanical uses of 33 medicinal plants belonging to 28 families were documented for various human ailments. The major families are Euphorbiacea, Aslepidaceae and Apocyanceae (2 species each) and most were herbs (30 sp.) and leaves contributed mainly to the plant part used for medicine preparation (24 ailments) followed by seed, roots and fruits. This report includes ailments; botanical name of the plant, local name, family of the plant, part used and details about usage related human health problems.


Keywords: Folklore People, Medicinal Plants,Sedum Taluk.
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Prakash Kariyajjanavar, Sandesh Yargol, K.G. Somashekar Achar and T.R. Parashurama. 2016. Traditional Healthcare Knowledge of Sedum Taluk, Kalaburgi, Karnataka, South India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(11): 321-328. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.511.035