• January to March 2024 Article ID: NSS8493 Impact Factor:7.60 Cite Score:784 Download: 38 DOI: https://doi.org/45 View PDf

    Ethnomedicinal Trends of Fabaceae Family Plants Used by Tribal’s of Dhar District, Madhya Pradesh, India

      Dr. Kamal Singh Alawa
        Assistant Professor (Botany) Govt. P.G. College, Dhar (M.P.)
  • Abstract: The present paper deals with an ethnomedicinal trends was carried out during 2022-2024 in the Fabaceae families plants  used  by tribal’s of Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh, India. A total of 23 plant species belonging to 19 genera of Fabaceae family from the study area.  Such knowledge is transferred from one generation to another by word of mouth only and restricted to few families of the area recognized as ‘Vaidyas’ ‘Badwa’ and ‘Ojhas’. Tribal do not approach doctors (physicians) due to lack of awareness and shyness or hesitation. Herbal healers and their patients who receive the treatment for any enquired the local names, parts used and method of administration. The binomial names are enumerated with utilization and dosages of these plants are like Viz.  Abrus precatorius, Butea superba, Crotalaria juncea, Dalbergia sissoo, Mucuna pruriens, Tephrosia purpurea  etc. The family Fabaceae is the second largest among the dicotyledonous plants of the study area.

    Keywords: Ethnomedicinal trends, Fabaceae family, Dhar district, tribal’s, Madhya Pradesh.