Medicinal Plants Used to Heal Wound in Karandamalai of Dindigul District in Tamil Nadu, Southern India

  • N Yasothkumar Department of Botany, Yadava College, Tiruppalai, Madurai – 625014, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

Due to the presence of antibiotic or antiseptic nature’s chemicals, plants are remarkable for the treatment of wounds. Having this fact as research theme, the present study was carried out to document the therapeutic uses of medicinal plants used to heal wound in Karandamalai of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. The frequent fieldwork was conducted from October 2019 to January 2020 for this study. The scientific name, family name, local name (in Tamil), part(s) used, mode of preparation, and mode of administration of medicine were recorded. A total of 24 medicinal remedies prepared from 24 plants were recorded. Further research on the phytochemistry and pharmacology of these medicinal plants should be conducted.


Keywords: Medicinal plants, Wound healing, Karandamalai, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu.

Keywords: Medicinal plants, Wound healing, Karandamalai, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu

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N Yasothkumar, Department of Botany, Yadava College, Tiruppalai, Madurai – 625014, Tamil Nadu, India

Department of Botany, Yadava College, Tiruppalai, Madurai – 625014, Tamil Nadu, India

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Yasothkumar N. Medicinal Plants Used to Heal Wound in Karandamalai of Dindigul District in Tamil Nadu, Southern India. JDDT [Internet]. 15Mar.2021 [cited 21Oct.2021];11(2):72-5. Available from: https://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/4601