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Traditional use of Medicinal plants Practiced by the Oraon Tribe of Jashpur District, CG, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Botany Research Centre-Government Nagarjuna (P.G.) College of Science, Raipur, PT. R.S.S. University, Raipur, CG, India
  • 2 Principal, Govt. Rajiv Lochan College, Rajim District-Gariaband, CG, India
  • 3Department of Botany Research Centre-Government Nagarjuna (P.G.) College of Science, Raipur, PT. R.S.S. University, Raipur, CG, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 5, Issue (ISC-2015), Pages 36-38, -----Select----,2 (2016)


Jashpur is the eastern most district of the state Chhattisgarh, India. Jashpur is inhabited by a large number of tribes such as Oraon / Kurunkh, Nagesia, Kanwar, Birhor, Baiga, Paharia korwa and Munda, amongst which Oraon is the major tribe. Ethnobotanical survey was conducted among the Oraon tribe of Jashpur during 2011 to 2015. In the present study survey is being made to explore the use of medicinal plants for piles, bone fracture, diarrhoea, respiratory problems, polio, body swelling, backache, delivery problems, fever, paralysis, rangbaj (skin discolouration) for shock due to lightning, veterinary fracture, when children become unconscious due to fear or shock., oral diseases, blood purification, liver disorders and wounds by the aboriginals of the district.


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