IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 6, June 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
A. Debala Devi, O. Ibeton Devi, T. Chand Singh and E.J.Singh
The present paper deals with an extensive study of aromatic plants in twelve sites of Thoubal district of Manipur. Aromatic plants of the district were available in varying forms ranging from thickest bush to food plants with medicinal value. Altogether 80 aromatic plant species under 35 families were collected. Allium ascalonicum, A. hookeri, A. sativum Linn, A. tuberosum, Coriandrum sativum, Curcuma aromatic, Elshotiza blanda, Eryngium foetidum, Foeniculum vulgare, Hedychium flavum, Houttuynia cordata, Mentha arvensis, Meriandra benghalensis, Ocimum canum, Polygonum posumba, Sesbania sesban and Zingiber officinale were mainly used as vegetables as well as medicine.