FLORA AND FAUNA ISSN 2456-9364(Online) 0971-6920(Print)
         
2015 Vol.21 No.1 PP 21-23
Neutraceutical herb Abrus precatorius used by Mushdhar Tribe in Gorakhpur region.
JAYENDRA NATH SINGH**,MANJULLA SRIVASTAVA*, S.C. TRIPATHI* AND V. N. PANDEY
**Experimental Botany and Nutraceutical Laboratory, Department of Botany, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, 273009 (UP) India
*Post Graduate Department of Botany, Kisan P.G. College, Bahraich (U.P.)
E-mail: jayendranathsingh@yahoo.com** ; manjulla_srivastava@yahoo.co.in
ABSTRACT
The present study aimed to investigate neutraceutical herb Abrus precatorious (Fabaceae) used by Mushdhar tribe in Gorakhpur region. Questionnair method was adopted for documentation of folk indigenous knowledge of collected herb during survey. The interviews were carried out in local community especially Mushdhar tribe and knowledgeble persons who were the main user of medicinal plants. The neutraceutical potential uses have been recorded in this paper.

Key words :Abrus precatorious, Mushdhar Tribe, Neutraceutical.
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