Medicinal Plants in Dantewada District

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S. No. Botanical Name Vernacular Name Habitat Usages

120

ficus bengalensis

Barh

Barsur

Milky Juice for Pains and Bruises

121

anogeissus acuminata

Phasi

Barsur

Bark for Colic Pain

122

azadichta indica

Neem

Barsur

Leaf Decoction for Skin Disease

123

mytragyna parviflora

Keli Kadam

Barsur

Bark Decoction used for Swelling and Bruises

124

adina cord folia

Haldu

Barsur

Bark for Bruises and Wounds

125

harwickia binnata

Anjan (Iron Woon)

Bhopalpatnam

Bark for Colic Pain

126

melia azadiracta

Bakayan

Dantewada

Bark for Heart Diseases

127

terminalia arjuna

Arjun

Along River Banks

For Snake Bites

128

Unidentified             (Snakes dash against this tree and commit suicide): A new discovery yet to be given a botanical name.

Barud

Barsur

Kareel for Worms and Insects

129

dendrocalamus strictus

Dongar Bamboo

All Over

Leaf Juice for Worms

130

bambusa sylvestris

Kanta Bans

Bhopalpatnam-Taraguda Road

Leaf Juice for Worms

131

tamarindus indica

Imli

At Tarud Village All Over

Bark Ash for Cough

132

hibiscus populana

Ban Kapas

At Tarud Village All Over

Root for Leucorreae

133

zizyphus jujuba

Ber

At Tarud Village All Over

Fruit for Bile Disease and Cough

134

zizyphus xylophera

Ghont

At Tarud Village All Over

Fish Poison

135

ficus glomarata

Gular

At Tarud Village All Over

Raw Fruit Useful for Piles and Asthma

136

acacia concina

Cheel ( Sikakai )

At Tarud Village All Over

For washing Hair and Young Leaves for Acidity

137

acacia leucopholia

Hathi Cheel

At Tarud Village All Over

Bark for Fomentation

138

nictanthus arbortristis

Har Singar

At Tarud Village All Over

Leaves as Antidote for Venom. Powdered Seed for Scurvy

139

odina odier

Jhingan

At Tarud Village All Over

With Coconut Milk for Sprains. Paste of Leaves for Rheumatism

140

pongamia glabra

Karanj

At Tarud Village All Over

Oil for Skin Disease. Seed for Leucoderma

141

dillinia aurea

Karmatta

Barsur, Sukma

Fruits for Acidity

142

bauhina variegata

Koliyar

Kieandul, Barsur

Bark or Root for Fatness and Bark Ointment for Glands

143

bauhina  purpurea

Kanchan

Hilly Areas Of Bacheli  & Kirandul

Bark Ointment for Glands

144

indigofera tinctoria

Neel

All Over

Strong Purgative

145

smilex mecrophylla

Ram Datun

All Over

Mild Purgative

146

ipomoea muricatus

Kala Dana

All Over

Leaf for Peptic Ulcer

147

zizyphus ragosa

Makoi

All Over

Leaf for Peptic Ulcer

148

limnophila gratiooides

Amra Gandha

Barsur

Tuber for Acidity

149

helicterus isora

Alethi

Barsur

For Diarrhea

150

momordica dioca

Banjh Kakoka (Keksi)

Barsur

Tuber for Diabetes

151

nelumbium speciosum

Kamal

Awrabhaata Chitalanka

For Piles and seeds as Tonic

152

alalantia monophylla

Janglinibu

Bhairamgarh

For Digestive Trouble

153

boerharia diffusa

Dunar Nawa Lal

Tarlaguda

Root for Eye Disease

154

rawolfia serpentina

Sarpa Gandha

Bijapur , Sukma , & Konta

Root for High Blood Pressure and Madness

155

trionthuna portala

Punarnava Swet

Tarlaguda

Root for Eye Trouble

156

cleoma icasandra

Hulhul

Barsur

Leaf Juice for Ear Ache

157

ocimum album

Bant Tulsi

All Over

Seeds for Skin Disease

158

spantholobus roxburchii

Bagnakha

Barsur, Dantewada

Barks for Bowel Complaints, Dropsy and Worms

159

sterculia urens

Kulu

In Hilly Areas All Over

Gum with Curd used for Dysentery

160

citrallus colocynth

Indrayan Badi

Barsur

Fruit for Hair darkening and Stem for Loss of Manhood

161

cuccmus trioonus

Indrayan Chhuti

Barsur, Sukma

Fruit for Hair darkening and Stem for Loss of Manhood

162

trichosanthus palmeta

Indrayan Lal

Barsur, Sukma

Fruit for Hair darkening and Stem for Loss of Manhood

163

Trichosathus palmeta

Indrayan Katela

Barsur, Sukma

Stem for Loss of Manhood

164

cucumus prophetrum

Indrayan Bhed

Barsur, Sukma

Bark Decoction for Glandular Swelling

165

cassia fistula

Amaltas

Barsur, Sukma

Bark for Glands

166 terminalia ballerica Beheda All Over   For Digestive Trouble

      We Are Thankful to Mr. B.L.Bharat Retd. Forest Officer, who had benevolently provided us this precious information. Mr. Bharat had studied the medicinal plants of this region thoroughly and had shared his views at different platforms several times. Mr. Bharat had been rewarded with various   awards and citations by both Government and other institutions for the services rendered by him in the field of medicinal plants. Some among the Prominent awards/citations received by Mr.Bharat had been the  'Udyog Mitra' in 1975 through Hona'ble President of India,  'Udyamshree Shield and Certificate' through the President of India in 1976  and the  'Rajat Patra' through The Director General of M.P.Council of Science and Technology in Feb 1999 for his contribution in the area of Etheno Botanical Survey of Traditional Plants and for creating a database of Medicinal Plants of India .     

       At the age of 86, Mr. Bharat is still actively involved in spreading the knowledge of Medicinal Plants in the society, by attending conferences and training classes at various places. A resident of  Thakur Road,Jagdalpur, Mr. Bharat and his family is involved in serving the needy by free treatment/consultancy with the thorough knowledge they have about the medicinal plants.

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