ISSN: 2393-9508
e-ISSN: 2582-4902

The Biobrio 9(1 & 2), 2022

Ethnomedicinal importance and utilization of Cissus quadrangularis Linn. in Ranchi District

Nisha Panna and Jyoti Kumar


Ethnomedicinal plants have a great significant role in the lives of people of rural and tribal areas. The area of research is documentation of ethnomedicinal knowledge for curing the various diseases in the rural areas of Ranchi by traditional healers. The present study was aimed at investigating the traditional utilization of ethnomedicinal plant Cissus quadrangularis Linn. in Ranchi District, Jharkhand. The study area is part of rich resources of ethnomedicinal knowledge of India. Since ancient times, ethnomedicines have been a good contribution to curing the diseases by local practitioners. In this study, stem and root parts of medicinal plant is being used for treatment of fracture of bones and bone related diseases. Questionnaires were mainly based on information concerning the plant parts used by local people and medicinal plant practitioner through personal interview.


Documentation, ethnomedicinal, practitioner, questionnaire, traditional

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