Tropical Plant Research

Tropical Plant Research

An International Journal by Society for Tropical Plant Research

ISSN (E): 2349-1183 ISSN (P): 2349-9265
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2020, VOLUME 7 ISSUE 2Pages: 379-387

Ethnomedicinal study in reserve forest area of Jhunjhunu District, Rajasthan, India

Anita Jeph* and J. B. Khan
*Deparment of Botany, Govt. Girls College, Jhunjhunu-333001, Rajasthan, India
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Abstract:
Ethnomedicinal Plants are vast natural sources of significant medicinal organic and inorganic eco-friendly components that are used in various ailments of inhabitants. The study was conducted to document the indigenous practices of therapeutic plants of reserve forest area-Beed Jhunjhunu of Jhunjhunu District. The data was obtained from inhabitants of the area through interviews and method of questionnaires. This paper enumerates 53 plant species belong 35 families used by the local traditional practitioners. These plant species used in various diseases by surrounding people of the study area and also used in pharmaceutical industries. The purpose of the present study is to explore the medicinal values of these plant species and create awareness about the ethnic value.
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