Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)
Ethnomedicinal plants used by tribal people of Gadchiroli Maharashtra for the treatment of Cancer
Author(s): RB Shambharkar, DP Gogle
Abstract: In the present investigation, a survey was carried out at Wadsa, Kurkheda, Korchi, Dhanora, Etapalli, Bhamaragarh, Sironcha, Aheri tehsils of the district Gadchiroli for the collection of information about Ethnomedicinal practices on Cancer by local Ayurvedic practionars. The study revealed that 25 plants species belonging to 20 families were used by ‘herbal healers’ for the disease of cancer all over the district and there is need for the documentation of the traditional knowledge about medicinal plants that will test in various experimental models using modern scientific methodologies.