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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 13, Issue 1 (2024)

Aromatic oasis: Exploring the richness of Odisha's fragrant flora

Author(s):

Sagnika Dash and Chandrasekhar Bhoi

Abstract:

This abstract delves into the captivating world of Odisha's aromatic flora, presenting an exploration of the diverse and fragrant plant life that thrives in this region. Known for its rich biodiversity, Odisha serves as an aromatic oasis, offering a tapestry of scents that range from sweet and floral to earthy and spicy. The study aims to uncover the hidden gems within the state's botanical landscape, showcasing the unique olfactory experiences that can be derived from its indigenous plant species. The aromatic oasis not only contributes to the traditional practices and rituals of the local communities but also holds the potential for economic development through the extraction of essential oils and other aromatic compounds (Chand et al., 2008). Furthermore, the abstract discusses the conservation efforts and sustainable practices essential for preserving Odisha's aromatic biodiversity. By understanding the ecological importance of these fragrant flora, policymakers and environmentalists can work together to ensure the long-term viability of these natural resources.

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How to cite this article:
Sagnika Dash and Chandrasekhar Bhoi. Aromatic oasis: Exploring the richness of Odisha's fragrant flora. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2024;13(1):224-229. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2024.v13.i1c.14830

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