Some aquatic and wetland medicinal plants in Aravalli district of Gujarat
Mukesh M Patel
Aravalli district is situated in north-west part of Gujarat state with luxuriant floral and cultural diversity. Qualitative floristic surveys were carried out during 2015-2016 in Aravalli district, Gujarat, India. The local people of Aravalli district have been using almost 18 species of aquatic and wetland medicinal plants to cure different diseases from long years ago. The plants are documented with the Vernacular names, Scientific names and uses of the different medicinal plants. The work aims at the preservation and preparation of this knowledge of the aquatic medicinal plants for further fruitful investigation on modern scientific ways.