Author(s): Datta Asaram Dhale* and Datta Ramkishan Chamle
The flora of Satpura hills of Western Khandesh is highly diversified and rich in various medicinal plants. Accordingly, an ethnobotanical survey was carried out during 2010 - 2011 in Western Taloda Tehsil region of Nandurbar District of Maharashtra state. During the present study, a total of 58 ethnomedicinal plants belonging to 32 families have been reported. All the plant species are enumerated in detail by giving their ethnobotanical information viz., botanical name, family, local name, part/s used, disease and mode of preparation and administration of remedy. Among them in majority of the cases, the fresh plant parts are used to prepare the drugs and to cure fever, cold, cough, stomachache, headache, toothache, swellings, skin disease etc.