Phyto-Ethno-Medicinal Knowledge of Folklore People in Kappathgudda Region of Gadaga District, Karnataka, South India
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014

Phyto-Ethno-Medicinal Knowledge of Folklore People in Kappathgudda Region of Gadaga District, Karnataka, South India

H. M. Shivakumar, T. R. Parashurama

The ethnobotanical study conducted in the year 2014 at the Kappathgudda region of Gadaga district (Karnataka). This area is rich in plant wealth; therefore, this study has been made to prepare an inventory of indigenous medicinal plants and to bring traditional knowledge on record. The informal interviews with folklore people provided the data about 114 useful medicinal plants, The information gathered from the folklore perople was arranged by ailments followed by plant botanical name as well as local names along with family, parts used, method of preparation of medicine, dosage, duration, and ingredients were documented in study area. The families such as Euphorbiaceae and Fabaceae were most commonly used families for treatment. The phyto-ethno-medicinal survey of Kappathgudda region gives an important base line data of medicinal plants diversity in study area for future conservation aspects.

Keywords: Phyto-Ethno-Medicinal Knowledge, Folklore People, Kappathgudda Region, Karnataka

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014

Pages: 3080 - 3091

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H. M. Shivakumar, T. R. Parashurama, "Phyto-Ethno-Medicinal Knowledge of Folklore People in Kappathgudda Region of Gadaga District, Karnataka, South India", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB1497, Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014, 3080 - 3091

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