An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Agasthiayamalai region of Tirunelveli district was done by collecting information from the experienced medicinal practitioners of Kani tribes. Ten plants were collected, authenticated and information on their medicinal uses along with the parts used and mode of administration is enumerated. The phytochemical constituents present in their extracted materials were identified. Antibacterial activity of the extracts was analysed and zone of inhibition for different bacterial strains is reported.
Sripathi, Shubashini K. and Sankari, Uma
"Ethnobotanical Documentation of a Few Medicinal Plants in the Agasthiayamalai Region of Tirunelveli District, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2010
, Article 6.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2010/iss2/6