Ethnomedicinal Use of Herb Species Khammam District, Andhra Pradesh, India


S. B. Padal
P. Chandrasekhar


This study presents first hand information about 64 prescriptions that were recorded during a field study of local traditional herbal practitioners and healers from villages at and around the tribal area of Khammam districts of Andhra Pradesh, India. The prescriptions discussed in this paper include various medicines prepared out of herbal plants in alleviating diseases that are suffered by tribal people of Khammam. Enumerated in this study are 64 herb species along with other ingredients used in the preparation of ethno medicine.