Documentation of traditional knowledge about medicinal value of some wild edible plants resources of Hamirpur district (H.P)
Nitesh Kumar, Vivek Kumar, Sunita Saklani and Surendra Kumar Godara
Hamirpur district is the smallest district of Himachal Pradesh due to area wise and this district falls under Shivalik hills. These hills are full of forest with floristic plant diversity. Due to modernization there is advancement in technology, means and facilities which are helpful to raise the standard of life of people in this district, yet the peoples have good faith in traditional knowledge regarding to ethnobotaical uses of plants especially for primary healthcare. This paper emphasize traditional knowledge about use of medicinal aspect of some wild edible plants resources of study area which are degraded day by day. So there is the need to conserve traditional knowledge about the medicinal aspect of wild edible plants resources of study area for the benefit of future generation through documenting that traditional knowledge. This step is also a necessary step for the conservation of those plant species among the flora of study area that are in danger of extinction.
Nitesh Kumar, Vivek Kumar, Sunita Saklani, Surendra Kumar Godara. Documentation of traditional knowledge about medicinal value of some wild edible plants resources of Hamirpur district (H.P). J Med Plants Stud 2019;7(6):175-178.