MEDICO-ETHNOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF MEDICINAL PLANTS OF PADERU FOREST DIVISION—VISAKHAPATNAMB. T. Rao, B.B. Lakshmi and L. M. Rao
A number of medicinal plants (about 160) that occur quite commonly in the forests of Kavurai, Vanajangi and Kantavaram and adjoins of Paderu division in the eastern ghats of Visakhapatnam district have been collected, identified and listed out. The medico-ethnological data regarding the specific parts of the different medicinal plants together with the ailments that can be treated in general and the specific uses of these plants in preventive, promotive and curative applications obtained form the tribals, well acquainted with medicinal plants have been given. Besides this some important conservative measures have also been suggested.
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