Study on Usage of Medicinal plants for human diseases by the Traditional Healers of Pachamalai Hills, Tamil Nadu, India

M. Manoranjitham, M. Kamaraj
2016 Journal of Applied and Advanced Research  
The traditional healers of Pachamalai hills were studied for the use of medicinal plants for treating various human diseases. For the present study, the medicinal usage of 40 plants have reported. Migrations of younger generations and not willing to practice have resultant in declining the medical practice by the healers. There is a danger the knowledge of the usage of medicinal plants also die with them. This made us in realising the urgent desire both in documenting the plants and taking
more » ... ient steps to conserve them both for present and future generations
doi:10.21839/jaar.2016.v1i2.17 fatcat:4h2fa4pq5ngebe2nourdwvlsu4