TITLE

ETHNO MEDICINAL IMPORTANCE IN SOME MEMBERS OF SOLANACEAE

AUTHOR(S)
JAGATHEESWARI, D.; AYYAPPAN, D.; JAHABAR ALI, H. SHEIK
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Indian Streams Research Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Solanaceae members used for medicinal purposes were collected through questionnaire and personal interviews during field trips. A total of 15 plant species are documented in this study. The medicinal plants used by tribal are listed with botanical name, family, local name, parts used, mode of preparation and administration. The documented medicinal plants were mostly used to cure skin disease, poison bites, stomachache and nervous disorder, cough, fever, body pain, jaundice, rheumatism, dysentery and headache. The important family plants used by them are Capsicum frutescens, Capsicum annuum, Nicotiana tobaccum, Datura stramonium, Datura fastrousa, Physalis minima, Lycopersicon esculentum, Solanum xanthocarpum, Solanum melongena, Solanum torvum, Withania somnifera, Solanum trilobatum, Solanum virgianum, Solanum tuberosum and Solanum nigrum. This study used by the treatment of primary healthcare.
ACCESSION #
87978635

 

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