Indigenous herbal medicines used by tribal people in Satpuda Mountain Amarkantak, District Anuppur (M.P.)
Preeti Sagar Malaiya
According to the survey taken in Amarkantak, Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh, India in the year of 2015-2016 various medicinal plants are present. The tribal people like Bhil, Gond and Baiga are used these plants for different diseases. The use of these herbal medicines has important role in the modern medicine stream like homeopathy, ayurveda, unani etc. The use of herbal medicine is not only cost effective but also safe and almost free from serious side effects. A total 70 medicinal plants species distributed in 37 families in this districts. These medicinal plants are use for headache, earache, stomachache, antioxidants enriched plants, liver protective, renal protective, antidiabetic, abortificients, wound infections, skin infections, fever, cough, diarrhea, eye infections, general weakness, blood purifier medicinal plants etc.