The present paper enumerates 33 plant species belonging to 24 families used by the tribal of Bolangir District of Orissa for the cure of Gynaecological diseases. Tribal generally collect these plants from the nearby forest and prepare the medicine under the guidance of vaidya or village medicine man in a traditional way. These medicinal plants are becoming extinct day by day by heavy use of such plants and transport to urban areas for commercial purposes. These plants definitely help the pharma industry for developing medicines in a hygienic way.
Mohapatra, S. P. and Sahoo, H. P.
"An Ethno-Medico-Botanical Study of Bolangir, Orissa, India: Native Plant Remedies Against Gynaecological Diseases,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 115.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/115