International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015

Indigenous Knowledge on Medicinal Plants Prevalent in Cure Chronic Disorders in Chityal Nalgonda District Telangana India

G. Prabhakar [4] | P. Kamalakar | K. Shailaja

Abstract: Objective Plants need to be evaluated through Phyto and Pharmaco chemical investigation to discover their potentiality and may help in developing effective drugs for human health care. There is a need for current traditional, medicinal practiced data on human being health illness region level for future conservation, sustainable maintenance of the valuable, rare, medicinal plants and discover new drugs. Chityal is a repository of large number of medicinal plants valuable for the local people, these plants holds a great importance in traditional health care systems there by providing clues to new areas of research in human being and biodiversity conservation. Methods The present study documented indigenous knowledge of local traditional healers and the native plants used for medicinal purposes were collected through questionnaire and interviews during several field trips. Regarding their life style, tradition, culture and medicinal uses of the plant spices, plant samples were collected along with local names of the plant species. Most of the drugs were prepared in combination with readily available homemade ingredients. Roots, leaves, fruits, seeds or whole plant were used to prepare the crude drug in the form of pills, decoction water extract or combination of goat, cow milk and honey etc. Results Out of 31 different formulations recorded, two formulations are of veterinary importance. Totally 31 plant species are used belonging to 18 different families. Conclusion It will be helpful for the future generations to conserve the medicinal plants.

Keywords: Indigenous Knowledge, Chronic Disorders, Medicinal plants, Chityal, Nalgonda

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015,

Pages: 773 - 777

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