An ethno-medicobotanical survey of plants used in the treatment of dermatogenic diseases in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh was conducted. The information was collected on the basis of personal interviews with traditional healers, tribal doctors and old women of the society. The investigation revealed that 24 plant species belonging to 18 families and 21 genera are commonly used in the treatment of skin ailments.
Jyothi, B.; Sudarsanam, G.; Sitaram, Bulusu; Babu, G. Prasada; and Yasodamma, N.
"Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants Used in the Treatment of Dermatogenic Diseases in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2010
, Article 13.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2010/iss4/13