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Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Year : 2017, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 8) Last page : ( 16)
Print ISSN : 0975-2331. Online ISSN : 0975-4385.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0975-4385.2017.00002.4

Assessment of validity of ethnopharmacological uses of medicinal plants used by tribal people of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra state, India

Tiwari Vijay Jagdishprasad*

P G, Department of Botany, J M Patel College, Bhandara, 441 904, Maharashtra State, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: vijaysstiwari@gmail.com

Online published on 26 April, 2017.


The ethnopharmacological study of Madia-Gond Tribe of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra State reveals that fourteen ethnomedicinal plants are used to cure various ailments. In order to establish rationale behind ethnopharmacological uses online database namely Pub Med, Google Scholar and online journals on medicinal plants were searched thoroughly to know phytochemical and pharmacological profiles of plant. Ethnomedicinal uses were corroborated with chemical and biological activities. An attempt is made to check authenticity and validity of herbal drug on the basis of reported research work.



Rationale, validity, ethnopharmacology, medicinal plants, madia-gond tribe.


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