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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 2034-2043
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.707.240


An Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants Used by Traditional Healers of Kaprada Forest (Valsad District), Gujarat, India
C. Patel Dharmesh* and B.L. Jat
Bhagwant University, Sikar Road, Ajmer (Rajasthan), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The selected study area is Kaprada forest, Valsad district in Gujarat state. The study was aimed to document the traditional healer’s knowledge of the local people about the uses of different plant parts through personal interview. The study was focus on identify medicinal plants, which parts of the plant is used, method of preparation, diseases treatment method. The data collected reveled that about 50 plant species belongings to 33 families were recorded to use of medicinal uses. The common diseases treated by the traditional healers like mouth diseases, liver disorder, sexual debility, diabetes, skin diseases, gynecological problem, eye diseases, heart diseases, dengue, fever, kidney stone problem, digestive disorder and pancreases.


Keywords: Ethnobotany, Medicinal plants, Kaparada forest, Gujarat.
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Patel Dharmesh, C. and Jat, B.L. 2018. An Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants Used by Traditional Healers of Kaprada Forest (Valsad District), Gujarat, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 2034-2043. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.707.240