Hygeia journal for drugs and medicines


Study of Medicinal Plants used from Koothanoallur and Marakkadai, Thiruvarur district of Tamil nadu, India.

Hygeia.J.D.Med2013; 5(1):164-170.

Rekha D1*, Tamil Selvi S2, Bharathidasan R2, Panneerselvam A1, Ilakkiya R2 and Jayapal R1

1.PG Research Department of Botany and Microbiology, A.V.V.M.Sri Pushpam College (Autonomous), Poondi, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.India.
2 Sri Gowri Biotech Research Academy Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.India.

Article history: Received: 20 January 2013,  revised: 21 February 2013, accepted: 3March 2013, Available online: 3April 2013


Plan: In the present study, 49 medicinal plant species belonging to 34 families were collected ,recorded and studied . 

MethodologyThe survey aimed to identifying the plant used for the ground health of indigenous people of the study area in Koothanoallur and Marakkadai. 
OutcomeThe medicinal plants are used to treat ailments like, cough, cold, fever, headache, stomach-ache, diarrhoea, dysentery, skin diseases, poison bites, wounds, diabetes, piles and rheumatism. 
Key words: Koothanoallur, Marakkadai, Thiruvarur District, Study area, Medicinal uses


Rekha D, Tamil Selvi S, Bharathidasan R, Panneerselvam A, Ilakkiya R and Jayapal R .Study of Medicinal Plants used from Koothanallur and Marakkadai, Thiruvarur district of Tamil nadu, India .Hygeia.J.D.Med2013;5(1):164-170.Available from  http://www.hygeiajournal.com / Article ID- Hygeia.J.D.Med/102/13


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