International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024

Ethnobotanical Survey and Documentation of Medicinal Plants used by Traditinal Healers in Challakere, Chitradurga Dist. Karnataka

Dr. Ramesh B H

Abstract: In order to make an inventory of herbal remedies commonly used in the treatment diseases.Considerable knowledge accumulated by the tribal?s and villagers on herbal medicine remains unknown to the scientists and urban people[16].Ethnobotanical information from traditional healers provides a solid lead towards development of new drugs than random screening. The task was to screen extracts prepared from documented plants and perform a bioassay guided fractionation of the active extracts so as to isolate the active compounds from plants surveyed.The present study was undertaken to record the traditional knowledge of medicine from Challakere, Chitradurga district of Karnataka. The present investigation comprises 67 species of ethno-medicinal plants distributed in 65 genera belonging to 38 families. For each species botanical name, family, vernacular name, parts used, methods of preparation, mode of administration, ailments and diet regime are provided.

Keywords: Documentation, Medicinal plants, Challakere

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,

Pages: 473 - 482

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