Annals of Geriatric Education and Medical Sciences


Traditional and ethnobotanical uses of medicinal trees in district Tehri Garhwal (Western Himalayas)


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Author Details: PS Chauhan, Suman Bisht, Sharaz Ahmed

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2348-7240

Print ISSN : 2348-7348

Article First Page : 14

Article End Page : 19


Abstract

Uttarakhand state of India is divided into two divisions Garhwal and Kumaon with total 13 districts. District Tehri Garhwal is among them which was selected for the present investigation to assess the distribution of medicinal trees and their medicinal uses for human being. Area under study was visited in several times in different season. Most of the plant collection was done during the spring season, when maximum trees were sprouted and booming. Collected specimens were deeply observed to notice the effect of different season on plants species and their medicinal uses. Pinus roxburghii, Cedrus deodar, Quercus leucotrichophora, Rhododendron arboreum, Melia azedarach, Bombax ceiba, Prunus sp., Pyrus phasia etc. are common growing trees found in study area.

Keywords:
Vegetation, Medicine, Himalayas, Melia azedarach

Doi No:-10.18231