The present paper reports with 30 plant species belonging to 23 families, mostly used by the tribal people of Rayagada district, Orissa. The tribal population of the region primarily depends upon these plants for curing various diseases. They are enumerated with binomial, family, habit, local name, parts used and ethnomedicinal uses. Further studies on chemical and pharmacological actions are suggested to validate the claims.
Pattanaik, Chiranjibi et al.
"Some Phytotherapeutic Claims by Tribals of Rayagada District, Orissa, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2006
, Article 20.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2006/iss1/20