Ethno medicinal value of plants in Tiruchengode area of Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu, India
K Lekha and P Menakashree
The present study was undertaken to acquire knowledge about the ethnomedicinal plants of Tiruchengode in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu for health improvements. The medicinal plants were collected from Tiruchengode and the information of these medicinal herbs has been compiled. The present study emphasizes the need for the knowledge in traditional herbal therapy which is gradually vanishing in the modern era. Hence it is high time to preserve the precious knowledge on phytoremediation. We have identified and reported more than 40 species of medicinally important plants belonging to 27 families.