International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 12, December 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Conspectus of Ethno-medicinally novel plant species of Breng valley in Kashmir Himalaya, India
      Nadeem Salam, Ayaz Bashir, Mohd ShafiParrey
Abstract: Plants have traditionally been used for treatment of human and livestock ailments in Kashmir Himalaya bydifferent tribal groups. However, this valuable source of knowledge is not adequately documented, which impedes their widespread use, evaluation and validation. The present research work was designed to gather indigenous knowledge from tribal and nomadic people about traditional medicinal uses of plants. Indigenous knowledge was collected by interviewing people of different age groups. A total of 25 species belonging to 20 families were recorded as being used by local inhabitants for curing various ailments. The present study is of great significance as it provides a lead in documenting the knowledge of traditional herbal medicine. These ethno-medicinally important plants are un-paralled treasure of wealth and conservation of such plant species should be done by the concerned authorities. It should be realized that conservation and management of potential species are of utmost importance.

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Nadeem Salam, Ayaz Bashir, Mohd ShafiParrey (2018); Conspectus of Ethno-medicinally novel plant species of Breng valley in Kashmir Himalaya, India; Int J Sci Res Publ 6(12) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-1216.php?rp=P606109
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