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STUDIES ON MEDICINAL PLANTS OF A.V.V.M. SRI PUSHPAM COLLEGE CAMPUS THANJAVUR DISTRICT OF TAMIL NADU, SOUTHERN INDIA

*D.Rekha, A.Panneerselvam and N.Thajuddin

Journal Title:World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
Abstract


In thepresent investigation an attempt has been made survey on medicinal plantsof Poondi Campus of Thanjavur District of Tamilnadu. The exploration revealed some unknown medical uses of medicinal parts. The scientific name, family, vernacular name (Tamil), parts used, and mode of drug preparation, dosage and duration was also reported and traditional usage of 190 species belonging to 167genera and 67Families of angiosperms and gymnosperms were discussed here for the treatment of different ailments viz., snake bite, skin ulcers, urinary bladder, fever, rheumatism, indigestion, cough, cold, acezema, asthma, bone fractures, ear ache, wounds, elephantiasis, vomiting, diarrhoea, hair loss, digestive, stomachic, high blood pressure, diabetes, jaundice, leprosy, toothaches, dysuria, liver, kidney problem and eye infection. The dicotyledons were represented by 177 species of 160 genera and 59 families while monocotyledons were representedby 12 species of 6 genera and 7Families. Gymnosperms were representing in 1 species of 1 genus 1 families. Poondi campus is in good vegetation status and conservationists should take necessary action to protect this college and plastic pollution. For this, an environmental awareness programmes should be conducted to the local people to safeguard this college from pollution. Conservation and management plan to attain the sustainable biological wealth.

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