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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A
Diversity of ethno-medicinal plant: A case study of Bageshwar district Uttarakhand

Naveen Chandra Pandey, Deepika Bhatt, Deepshikha Arya, Neha Chopra, Brij Mohan Upreti, G. C. Joshi and Lalit M. Tewari

The Indian Himalayan region has a wide range of traditionally used medicinal plants. The study was conducted with the help of Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) technique to document the ethno-medicinal use of plants from Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. The present study of Bageshwar district shows distribution and traditional uses of the 144 ethno-medicinal plants, comprises of 64 families (62- Angiosperms, 2-Gymnospermes), different habitats such as herbs (56%), shrubs (22%), tress (15%), climbers (7%), which were further classify according to plants parts used such as: leafs (29%), root (27%), bark (11%), whole plant (9%), rhizomes (5% ), fruits (5% ), tubers/bulb (4%), seeds (4%), flowers and inflorescences (3%), resin/latex/ oil (2%), heart wood (1%). It was found that 144 plant species were used by local people for curing 49 diseases such as cough, fever, jaundice, arthritis, asthma, cuts and wounds etc.
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How to cite this article:
Naveen Chandra Pandey, Deepika Bhatt, Deepshikha Arya, Neha Chopra, Brij Mohan Upreti, G. C. Joshi and Lalit M. Tewari. Diversity of ethno-medicinal plant: A case study of Bageshwar district Uttarakhand. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2017; 5(2): 11-24.
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