Uses of Oxalis corniculata Linn as enhancer of breast milk by Kota tribe of Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu, India
Sarnali Dutta, Samiran Bisai and Panneerselvam Subramaniam
Many ethnobotanical studies have revealed about the use of Innumerable floral species by ethnic communities as supplement to their diet. The present work deals with the practice of consumption of Oxalis corniculata Linn plant by the Kota tribal women to augment breast milk of new mothers. The plant is commonly known as creeping wood sorrel. Locally the plant is called ‘Pulis’. This is the ever first reported finding from Nilgiri tribes specifically by the Kota tribe of Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Sarnali Dutta, Samiran Bisai, Panneerselvam Subramaniam. Uses of Oxalis corniculata Linn as enhancer of breast milk by Kota tribe of Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu, India. J Med Plants Stud 2019;7(1):114-116.