Ethno-medicinal plants in waghai forest in Dang’s district, South Gujarat, India
Sanjay kumar Kothiya, Vipul J Somani
The present paper deals with the ethno-medico-botany of Dangs forest, extreme northern part of Western Ghats, South Gujarat. About 86 plant species belonging to 75 genera and 36 families have been enumerated with knowledge of the tribals for their economic as well as medicinal values in curing various diseases like Asthma, Bronchitis, Cough, Diabetes, Diarrhoea, Fever, Jaundice, Skin diseases Urinary troubles, etc. During 1 yearsurvey, information on ethnobotanically important plant species were documented including family, genera, species, habit, vernacular name and part of the plant used with the ailment for which administered are tabulated.