An Ethnopharmacological survey of the Eastern Ghats region of Andhra Pradesh, comprising Chittoor, Cuddapah, East Godavari, Guntur, Khammam, Krishna, Kurnool, Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram and the West Godavari districts, was conducted during 2000-2005. Eighty-four species of folk drug plants belonging to 72 genera and 41 families were found to be used as a remedy for respiratory disorders by the rural people and forest ethnic people (Chenchus, Erukulas, Lambadas, Koyas, Kondareddies, Nukadoras, Yanadis). The scientific, vernacular and family names of these medicinal plants, along with the parts used and the mode of their administration are enumerated.
Reddy, K. N.; Reddy, C. S.; and Trimurthulu, G.
"Ethnobotanical Survey on Respiratory Disorders in Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2006
, Article 16.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2006/iss1/16