The present paper reports with 49 plant species belonging to 30 families, mostly used by the tribal people of Kenojhar and Mayurbhanj district of Orissa. The tribal population of the region primarily depends upon these plants for curing diarrhea. They are enumerated with binomial, family, local name, parts used and ethno medicinal uses. Further studies on chemical and pharmacological actions are suggested to validate the claims.
Behera, Kambaska Kumar; Mandal, Purandra; and Mahapatra, Dayanidhi
"Green Leaves for Diarrhoeal Diseases Used by the Tribals of Kenojhar and Mayurbhanj District of Orissa, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2006
, Article 34.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2006/iss1/34