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Vol. 8, Issue 4 (2019)

Potential of medicinal plants for curing human ailments in Natham, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu, India

Author(s):
S Sarguna Sundaram and K Suresh
Abstract:
The present study was carried out to investigate the potential of medicinal plants for curing various ailments of human in Natham taluk Dindigul district. The study deals with 60 plant species belonging to 36 families used for the treatment of diseases and diseases of human beings. Sixty plants species are used to cure 86 human diseases. The information about the plants and their local names, parts used and duration were also documented using modified questionnaire method. Dominant families recorded in our study are Rutaceae, Asclepiadaceae, Piperaceae, Lamiaceae and Euphorbiaceae are more frequently used for treatment of diseases.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­
Pages: 512-514  |  130 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
S Sarguna Sundaram, K Suresh. Potential of medicinal plants for curing human ailments in Natham, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu, India. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(4):512-514.
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