2019, VOLUME 6 ISSUE 3Pages: 506-513
Traditional ethnomedicinal plants used by tribal communities in Godhra forest, Gujarat, India
Kamlesh J. Gadhvi and Nainesh R. Modi*
*Department of Botany, Bioinformatics and Climate Change Impacts Management, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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Panchmahal district is one of the tribal districts in Gujarat. Mostly in the rural area of district, the abundant community is tribal. There are 7 taluka in Panchmahal, in which the largest taluka is Godhra, 69% of population reside in villages. There is a total-116 villages in Godhra, and three forest range. Samali forest range, Chhariya-achhala forest range, and Bandheli forest range. Mostly people work as agriculture and animal keeper. Present study deal with ethnomedicinal plants and its uses by local people. Plant diversity included plants like Bosswellia serrata, Woodfordia fruticosa, Anogesus sericea, Acacia catechu, Mytenus emargenetus, Borasuss flabellife. The local people use plants for curing disease by taking help of traditional healers.