ETHNOBOTANICALY IMPORTANT MEDICINAL PLANTS OF KAMRUP DISTRICT, ASSAM, INDIA, USED IN FERTILITY TREATMENT

J * Deka, J. C. Kalita
2013 International Research Journal of Pharmacy  
Assam including all the districts is one of the richest sites of plant biodiversity, boosting in thousands of medicinal plants. The present study in due course of time would be helpful to find out potential medicinal plants or chemicals extracted from them that can be of tremendous use in fertility enhancing and in anti fertility. An ethnobotanical survey was conducted in different areas of Kamrup district for a period of 6 months from August 2010 to January 2011. During the field study 50
more » ... field study 50 plant species belonging to 33 families have been recorded which are commonly used by the local people. The decoction of the roots, leaves, bark, fruits, seeds and flowers are the most commonly used. Among the plant parts used, leaf is highly used followed by bark, root, whole plant, fruit, seed, flowers, rhizome, sap and nuts. Some of the plants are found commonly growing in the wild, while others are cultivated plants, however easily available. In the enumeration, data is presented with botanical name, family, vernacular name and uses.
doi:10.7897/2230-8407.04349 fatcat:mqzfp2bbm5bnphq6z4goqv7sfu