MEDICINAL ANGIOSPERMS DIVERSITY OF ROHILKHAND REGION (U.P.) TO CURE SOME COMMON HUMAN DISEASES
Publication Date : 23/09/2017
Medicinal plants play an important role in human life from ancient times. Rohilkhand region is rich in the plant diversity and the plants are used for treatment of various diseases. This study showed that many people in the studied parts still continue to depend on medicinal plants at least for the treatment of primary healthcare. The investigation revealed that, the traditional healers used 104 species of angiosperms belonging to 49 families to treat various human diseases. Majority of herbs (48) were used followed by trees (22) and shrubs (20). A total of 15 species (3 trees, 3 shrubs, 7 herbs and 2 climber) have been identified for future monitoring, which are important from conservation point of view.
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