International Journal of Botany Studies

International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies
International Journal of Botany Studies
Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2022)

Medicinal plants and their traditional uses in local communities around Sivanmalai hills, Tiruppur district, Tamil Nadu, India


Madhumonisa A S, M Saradha

The present study is focused on the documentation of medicinal plants from the Sivanmalai hills, Tiruppur district and the frequently utilized medicinal plants by the local people. The plants were surveyed through field visit and the medicinal uses were documented by interacting with the local people in the surrounding area. The medicinal plants were tabulated with their Botanical name, Family name, Vernacular name, Parts used and therapeutic uses. Totally 101 plant species belonging to 40 family and 88 genera were documented. The reported medicinal plants are used for treating various kinds of diseases like diabetics, diarrhea, skin diseases, rheumatism, asthma and urinary disorders. The survey possesses a prosperity information about the medicinal plants and medicinal property that are beneficial in the development of new drugs.
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Madhumonisa A S, M Saradha. Medicinal plants and their traditional uses in local communities around Sivanmalai hills, Tiruppur district, Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 270-276
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