International Journal of Botany Studies


ISSN: 2455-541X

Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2020)

Traditional medicinal plants used to treat arthritis by tribal people in Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India

Author(s): NV Jayanth Babu, P Prayaga Murty, GM Narasimha Rao
Abstract: Pain in human bone joints is called arthritis. Arthritis is also known as age related bone degenerated ailment, caused due to wear and tear, wherein, the protective tissues in the joints get damaged, by which, the quality of life is affected. The methodology were adopted which were described by earlier scientists. In the present study, 60 species of plants belongs to 54 genera and 39 families have been recorded which are being potentially exploited by the tribal and non-tribal groups in curing arthritis. There is an urgent need for follow-up ethno pharmacological screening based on tribal claims
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