I. Thangjam, Khero Maibam, W. Nimai and Banaraj Haobam.
The present field investigation revealed that a total of 45 wild aromatic plants belonging to 19 families were recorded for different ailments viz. skin diseases, asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes, diahorrea, dysentery, rheumatism etc. Zingiberaceae (12) family falls higher no. of species followed by Asteraceae (8), Rutaceae (6), Lauraceae (2). Some important aromatic wild medicinal plants which are widely used by the local healers are Acorus calamus Linn., Aquilaria agallocha Roxb, Artocarpus lakoocha Wall. , Curcuma amada Rosc., Cinnamomum tamala Nees, Curcuma anguistifolia Roxb, Kaempferia rotunda(L), Citrus ganrhhini Lush, Curcuma amada Rosc, Magnolia champaca (L) Baill. However, Cinnamomum tamala Nees, Curcuma anguistifolia Roxb, Kaempferia rotunda(L) ,Curcuma amada Rosc. are included in Red data list due to deforestration, urbanization and other human activities etc .as a result of which the rich habitats are gradually depleting day by day. Therefore, the conservation of rich biodiversity of bio-resources needs to be conserved for future generation.
I. Thangjam, Khero Maibam, W. Nimai and Banaraj Haobam. (2018); Study of some important wild aromatic medicinal plants found in Imphal –West District, Manipur, India;
Int J Sci Res Publ 8(1) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0118.php?rp=P737141