Research Article | Volume: 2 Issue: 10, October, 2012

Ethnomedicinal Plants used against Gastrointestinal problem in Gingee Hills of Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu

R. Muralidharan and D. Narasimhan   

Open Access    DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2012.21024

Abstract

This study is a documentation of medicinal plants used for gastro intestinal problem by villagers around Gingee hills of Villupuram District. A total of 28 Dicot plants belong to 24 families are used to cure gastrointestinal problem. Isolation of active principles and anti-microbial activity should be studied on these medicinally plants. Emphasis also made for proper documentation and conservation of these medicinal plants.


Keyword:     Community knowledgeEthnobotanyGingee hillsGastro intestinal problems.


Citation:

R. Muralidharan and D. Narasimhan. Ethnomedicinal Plants used against Gastrointestinal problem in Gingee Hills of Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu. J App Pharm Sci. 2012; 2 (10): 123-125.

Copyright:The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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