Comparative Analysis of Ethno Medicinal Plants Among Some Communities of Manipur, North East India.

Chandrima Ningombam and Siddappa Setty

European Chemical Bulletin | June 25, 2023

The term ethnobotany means the study of the plants in a particular region and their uses based on indigenous cultural beliefs and practices by the local population. And such treatment is not related with modern physician drug. During the study it was observed that the traditional healer used many plants which are documented in local customs involving the practical uses of local flora for many aspects of life, such as, plants as medicines, food and clothing etc, by the different communities. In those regions still practiced and rely on ethno medicine at the basic level treatments. Manipur is one of the north east states having 34 major tribes and some smaller ethnic groups which belonging to various socio-cultural traditions and speak different languages.