Abstract Volume:4 Issue-4 Year-2016 Original Research Articles
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The study was undertaken for documentation of ethnomedicinal plants in the treatment of wounds present in the Karuppanar sacred grove of Nakkambadi village, Ariyalur district. Generally, sacred groves are undisturbed region with rich medicinal plant species. Totally 21 plant species belonged to 13 families were identified to treat different types of wounds like cuts, burns, cracks, etc. The information such as botanical name, family, habit and habitat were discussed. The highest number of species belonged to Fabaceae (6 species). Trees and herbs were used more often followed by shrubs and climbers. Different types of wounds followed by people are classified into 12 categories were recorded.
How to cite this article:Revathy, M., N. Poorani, A. Panneerselvam and Kulothungan, S. 2016. Ethnomedicinal Plants in Karuppanar Sacred Grove of Nakkambadi Village of Ariyalur District, India for Wound Treatment.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 4(4): 143-147