Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
Anti-diabetic activity of medicinal plants in sarguja region of (C.G.) India
Author(s): Dr. Mantosh Kumar Sinha
Abstract: The tribal people depend on forests for their livelihood and most of the rural people still depend on traditional medicine as a primary healthcare source. The paper highlights the rich plant resources and the vast wealth of ethnobotanical information available with the various tribes of the region. In this paper, some new and less known Anti Diabetic uses of plants of tribes of Sarguja Region C.G. in different ailments have been reported. The main objective of present work is to give the information and documentation of medicinal plant used by tribal of the study sites. The ethnomedicinal information was gathered from interviews with living elders belonging to Madiya, Muriya, Gond and Bhatra tribes of the study area. The present work on Anti Diabetic plants, used in the healthcare systems of tribes in 15 villages, was carried out Sarguja district C.G. We conducted an ethnobotanical survey to identify the traditional medicinal plants being used to treat diabetes in Sarguja district and to critically assess their anti-diabetic potentials with focus on evidence-based criteria.