Traditionally used medicinally plants of Bhergaon sub-division, Udalguri district, Assam
Dr. Lalzikpuii Sailo, Susankar Kushari and Suman Kumar
The present study was conducted in Bhergaon sub-division of Udalguri district, Assam to accumulate the information related to traditional plants used by different communities of the area. This particular sub-division was selected for the study because of the diverse communities having sufficient knowledge for the utilization of different parts of the plant. The survey documents about 60 different kinds of traditional medicinal plants used in the subject area. Out of the 60 phyto species the prime parts of the plants used were 42.85% leaf, 9.09% flower, 18.18% root, 5.16% whole plant, 12.96% fruit, 3.89% rhizome, 1.29% shoot, 3.89% seed, 1.29% stem, 1.29% bark. The maximum plant species are used against different affliction such as cough, liver disorder, asthma, skin diseases, diarrhea, headache, dysentery, infertility problems etc. The most important plant families were Solanaceae, Rutaceae, Compositae, Apocynaceae, Liliaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Zingiberaceae.