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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(12): 2941-2951
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.349


Plants Used as Ethanomedicine by the Adi Tribes of Sille-Oyan Circle of Arunachal Pradesh: Source for Livelihood and Medicine
Tantulung Tatan*, T. S. Mehra, Senjem Semba, Haffis Mohammed and Fullmoon Puwein
College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh-791102, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The objectives of the present study were to document the ethno-medicinal plants use by the Adi tribes of Sille-Oyan Circle of Arunachal Pradesh for therapeutic diseases. These are not only for treat ailments but also for the potential source of economy of the peoples as well as to the village. The present study recorded 59 plant species which belong to 34 families for various uses from which Asteraceae family, (6) is mainly used and mostly are herbs. The local practitioner has a vast knowledge regarding identification, extraction, uses, preparation and applications of plants and herbs for the treatment of various kinds of ailments locally. Traditional drug treatments are the mainstay of healthcare in this region and are known to support the treatment of many illnesses. Some of the medicinal plants used by aboriginal peoples are Zanthoxylum rhetsa, Acmella oleracea, Clerodendum colebrookianum, Houttuynia cordata, Solanum indicum and Solanum nigrum, etc. The folk use some plants has also been scientifically validated such as the leaves of Clerodendrum colebrookianum (Ongin) are consumed by aboriginal peoples to check high blood pressure and the same is evident by the research that the extract of plant possesses hypotensive properties. In the present paper, emphasis is given to highlight some of the important plants consumed by the Adi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh and their medicinal benefits to serve as a basis for their further scientific validation. The study was done to conserve the importance of traditional knowledge of tribes as these tribal people are rapidly acquiring the modern culture and custom threatening the plants and vanishing the traditional value of the plants.


Keywords: Arunachal Pradesh, Adi Tribe, Traditional, Medicinal, Plants
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Tantulung Tatan, T.S. Mehra, Senjem Semba, Haffis Mohammed and Fullmoon Puwein. 2020. Plants Used as Ethanomedicine by the Adi Tribes of Sille-Oyan Circle of Arunachal Pradesh: Source for Livelihood and Medicine.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 2941-2951. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.349