Diversity of medicinal plants in used ayurvedic system of medicine of district Chhindwara Madhya-Pradesh, India: A case study
Omkar Bawistale, Suman Mishra, Brajesh Kumar Sahu and Jaishree Borana
The origin of ayurveda or the Indian of life is linked with the origin of universe and developed from out of the various Vedic hymns describing fundamentals, philosophies about the world and life, diseases and medicines. The knowledge of Ayurveda was comprehensively documented in Charak Samhita and, Sushruta Samhita. This paper covers the diversity of plants, distribution and their mode of medicine preparation, Ayurvedic terminology, curative diseases, and discussed their utilization and the related areas, and diversity status etc. The knowledge of these plants used as Ayurvedic medicine preparation and some are used locally in Chhindwara district. We explore the 125 plant species belong to 54 families are identified which are used for Indian system of medicine like Ayurveda, Unani Siddha and is helpful to community people of India. This survey was carried out to document the precious indigenous healthcare practices prevalent among the different ethnic groups urban area of District Chhindwara, Madhya-Pradesh, India. These people belonging to primitive or aboriginal culture possess a good deal of information about medicinal uses of plant species in this area. During the survey, it was noted that plant parts, used by the urban area to cure various diseases and disorders. Indigenous healthcare practices, provide low cost alternatives, where western healthcare services are not available or are too expensive for rural and tribal people.
Omkar Bawistale, Suman Mishra, Brajesh Kumar Sahu, Jaishree Borana. Diversity of medicinal plants in used ayurvedic system of medicine of district Chhindwara Madhya-Pradesh, India: A case study. J Med Plants Stud 2022;10(6):40-48.