Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-5640

ISSN Online :  2231-5659


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Medicinal Potential of Six Different Plant Species of Dehradun District, Uttarakhand



Address:   Rahul Vikram Singh*, Prabhakar Semwal and Taranjeet Kapoor
Department of Biotechnology, Graphic Era University, 566/6, Bell Road, Clement Town, Ehradun, Uttarakhand, India -248002
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Medicinal plants play a fundamental role in traditional medicine. In India, the use of plants as medicines predates written human history. Ethnobotany (the study of traditional people uses of plants) is recognized as an effective way to discover future medicines with low cost and low side effects. Our finding focuses documentation of some medicinal plants (Aegle marmelos L.(Beal), Saraca asoca, Syzygium cumini (Jamun), Ginkgo biloba, Camellia sinensis (Green tea) and Withania somnifera (Aswagandha) which have used in our traditional folk medicine and these species has some other medicinal property which is promising for researcher for the future. There are still various medicinal plant species that need to be examined for their medicinal potential. These approaches hold promise for treatment of several disease.
KEYWORDS:
Traditional medicine, Ethnobotany, Aegle marmelos, Saraca asoca, Syzygium cumini, Ginkgo biloba
Cite:
Rahul Vikram Singh, Prabhakar Semwal, Taranjeet Kapoor. Medicinal Potential of Six Different Plant Species of Dehradun District, Uttarakhand. Asian J. Res. Pharm. Sci. 4(3): July-Sept. 2014; Page 134-139.
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