This study presents the results of a field survey of the plants used medically by the tribal people of Purandhar in Maharashtra, India. Tribes like Dhangars and Gowlis inhabit the dry deciduous forests of the region. This is an effort to record the valuable ethnomedical knowledge of these Purandhar tribes. A total of 77 species belonging to 30 families and 56 genera were included. These plants are used to treat various aliments, discomforts and diseases like whooping cough, asthma, diabetes, diphtheria, conjunctivitis, snake bite, scorpion bite, etc.
Bhosle, S. V.; Ghule, V. P.; Aundhe, D. J.; and Jagtap, S. D.
"Ethnomedical Knowledge of Plants used by the Tribal people of Purandhar in Maharashtra, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2009
, Article 3.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2009/iss11/3