The present paper reports 17 plant species belonging to 13 families, mostly used for various disease and disorders by the local people and herbal healer of Chandaka areas of Bhubaneswar. The local population of the region primarily depends upon these plants for curing of various aliments and their disorders. They are enumerated with binomial, family, vernacular name and floristic study and medicinal uses of the plants and their parts . Further studies on chemical and pharmacological actions are suggested to validate the claims.
Behera, Kambaska Kumar; Sahoo, Santilata; and Patra, Sanjukta
"Floristic and Medicinal Uses of Some Plants of Chandaka Denudated Forest Patches of Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 138.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/138