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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Ethnobotanical studies on medicinal plants in Hadoti region of Rajasthan

Author(s):

Shalini Maheshwari and Arpita Sharma

Abstract:
The present study highlights the importance of ethno-medicinal plants from different regions of Rajasthan. Detailed survey had been conducted in four districts (Kota, Bindi, Jhalawar and Baran) of Rajasthan mostly Hadauti region and the information regarding the use of medicine were collected on the basis of frequent interviews with local physicians practicing indigenous system of medicine, villagers, priests and tribal folks. The plants were identified by using standard monographs and flora. Some past researchers also quoted uses of ethano-botanical plants in diseases sever curing like cancer, diabetes, AIDS, skin disease and depression etc. This study is focused to provide an effective knowledge of medicinal properties of selected plants, so that this will be a pave way to cure diseases by herbal medicines without any side effect. Medicinal plants have great importance in providing health care to about 80% of the population in India. Plants have been an important source of precursors and products used in a variety of industries, including those of pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics and agrochemicals. Gradually the folk medicines led to the rise of traditional system of medicine like Ayurveda in India. In Rajasthan (India), tribals are using herbal medicine for long time.

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How to cite this article:
Shalini Maheshwari and Arpita Sharma. Ethnobotanical studies on medicinal plants in Hadoti region of Rajasthan. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):546-549.

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