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Study of some Ethno Medicinal Plants used by Tribals of Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Govt. P. G. College Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA
  • 2I.K.D.C. Indore, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA
  • 3Holkar Science College, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA
  • 4 PMB Gujarati Science College Indore, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA

Res. J. Agriculture & Forestry Sci., Volume 2, Issue (4), Pages 9-12, April,8 (2014)


Alirajpur is one of the tribal district of Madhya Pradesh and plants are being used as medicine and pharmaceuticals by large numbers of tribal, rural and urban people. Several tribal communities like Bhil, Bhilala and Barela inhibit in the area. An Ethno botanical surveys had been carried out in the Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh from 2009-2010. The investigation deals about15 plant species which is used by tribals of this area. A record of 15 medicinal plant species which is belong to 12 Family and 14 Genera used by tribals to cure various ailments among human beings are given. Ethno medicinal information was gathering through interview to Barwah and Rajaliya for curing of diseases. The present paper deals with the ethno botanical study of Alirajpur region for the preparation of an inventory. Details of medicinal plants are described alphabetically, Botanical names followed by family, local names, plants part used, and the ethno medicinal uses have been provided.


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