Enteritis and dysentery are common health problems among the rural people of West Bengal, India. Information related with use of various plant parts for correction of these problems were collected from three southern districts of West Bengal, India with different agro-climatic conditions viz. Paschim Medinipur, Purba Medinipur, and Murshidabad. A total of fourteen plants were identified and practiced methods of their uses with dose are documented and with the help of available literatures, the previously reported uses of these medicinal plants are analyzed in that perspective.
Shibabrata Pattanayak, Tapan Kumar Mandal, Susanta Kumar Bandyopadhyay. A Study on Use of Plants to Cure Enteritis and Dysentery in Three Southern Districts of West Bengal, India. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2015; 3(5): 177-183.