Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants of Ramgarh Forest

Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants of Ramgarh Forest

Sankhadip Bose*, Sudipta Chakraborty


For thousands of years, healthful plants have vied a vital role throughout the globe in treating and preventing a spread of diseases. Social group folks in Ramgarh forest still rely upon healthful plants and most of them have knowledge of these plants that are used for aid remedies, to treat cough, cold, fever, headache, toxic bites and a few straightforward ailments. The current study was initiated with the aim to spot ancient healers which are active seasoning medication among the social groups in Ramgarh forest, Jhargram District, India and quantitatively documents their autochthonal information on the use of healthful plants significantly commonest ethnomedicinal plants. Field study was distributed over an amount of four months in Ramgarh forest. The ethnomedicinal data was collected through interviews among the native folks. The collected knowledge were analyzed through use worth (UV), informant agreement issue (Fic), fidelity level (FL) and relative importance (RI). A complete of sixty three species of plants distributed happiness to fifty two families were known as unremarkably used ethnomedicinal plants by the social group folks in Ramgarh forest. These disorders were classified into eighteen ailment classes supported the body systems treated. Leaves were the foremost parts used plant elements and most of the medicines were ready within the variety of paste and administered orally. Fic values of the current study indicated that there was a high agreement within the use of plants within the treatment of symptom and polygenic disease among the users.


Data Analysis, Folk Medicine, Ramgarh Tribal, Ramgarh Forest, Jhargram District

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Sankhadip, B., Chakraborty, S. (2018). Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants of Ramgarh Forest. International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars, 7(3); 41-57.

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