Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)
Studies on traditional herbal economic product used by tribal of Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh
Author(s): Dr. Rajesh Kumar Dwivedi
Abstract: In the present paper 16 Commerce and cottage industry based plants species consumed by the tribals. All 16 plant species are enumerated with their botanical names, common names, family, parts used and economic product in the study area. Toothache is often alleviated by placing a small piece of onion (Allium cepa) on the affected tooth or gum. Likewise, chewing raw onion for 10 minutes is sufficient to kill the germs. Leaves paste of akarkara mixed with equal amount of root paste of madar and filled in cavity. It is an excellent herbal carries filler. The tribal and rural people can achieved the economic prosperity and better standard of life by minor forest products. A number of economic products such as gum, basketry, cordage, perfume, broom, tannin, tea, fruits, seeds, oil, alcohol, plate, mat and bidi have been obtained, prepared and extracted by the native’s of the study area. They sell these products in nearby village market and get the additional income. Moreover, they also utilized these products in their day-to-day needs. However, forest depletion has been rapid and the direct demand on forest has been mounting.