Ethnomedicinal Practices among Gond & Halba Tribe of Chhattisgarh, India
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Research Paper | Anthropology Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016

Ethnomedicinal Practices among Gond & Halba Tribe of Chhattisgarh, India

Praveen Kumar Soni, Aniksha Varoda, Mitashree Mitra

This study presents the findings of an investigation on ethnomedicinal practices of various diseases among Gond & Halba tribe of Chhattisgarh, India. The main aim of the study was to understand the dependency of Halba tribe on herbal plant resources for their health care practices. Primary data were collected through Anthropological tools and techniques like non-participant observation, in-depth interview, interview-cum-schedule, case study technique. 29 medicinal plants were identified with relevant information and documented with regard to their botanical name, family, local name & plant parts used and utilization for treatment of 18 types diseases. The Halba tribe use many medicinal plant species for the treatment of common skin ailments, wounds, eczema as well as gastro-intestinal problems such as diarrhea, dysentery, constipation, jaundice, cardio vascular disease, paralysis, cold and cough, asthma, tuberculosis, malaria, arthritis and also for snake bite, scorpion bite, dog bite, fracture of bone, etc.

Keywords: Ethnomedicinal Practices, Medicinal Plant, Gond Tribe, Halba Tribe, Chhattisgarh

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016

Pages: 955 - 958

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Praveen Kumar Soni, Aniksha Varoda, Mitashree Mitra, "Ethnomedicinal Practices among Gond & Halba Tribe of Chhattisgarh, India", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20161659, Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016, 955 - 958

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