Ethnomedicinal wisdom from Ashammakunta Thanda, Near Appaipally, Kodangal mandal, Mahabubnagar Dist, Telangana, India.
P Shivakumar Singh, DSR Rajender Singh
An attempt has been made to evaluate plants used for medicare by the tribal people of Ashammakunta Thanda near Appaipally, Kodangal mandal, Mahabubnagar Dist, Telangana. Due to lack of modern healthcare facilities and poor economic conditions, the indigenous people of the Thanda fully or partially depend on locally available medicinal plants for their healthcare needs. In the present report a total of 24 ethnomedicinal plants sitchivated 23 genus and 24 species from 19 families were recorded. The detailed information i.e., Usage, targeted ailment, Parts used recorded. This is a first report from the Ashammakunta Thanda near Appaipally, Kodangal mandal. Ashammakunta thanda has rich in ethnomedicinal plants and indigenous communities with new usages. Documentation of traditional knowledge is the basic and essential templates for new drug designing.