Volume : III, Issue : III, March - 2013

Ethno–Botanical Study of Some Forest Medicinal Plants Used by Gujjar Tribe of District Rajouri (J&K), India

L. R. Dangwal, Tajinder Singh

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The present communication deals with the indigenous knowledge (IK) on some ethno–medicinal plants used by Gujjar tribe of district Rajouri, J&K, India. Gujjar tribes is a nomadic tribe, lives with their livestock in the forest and migrates from one place to another in different habitat, their economy is totally depends on the livestock by selling their milk and other dairy products. Utilization of plant resources in their day–to–day life has been an old–age practice of the Gujjar tribe. The people living in the remote and tribal area still depend on household or forest remedies for healthcare. The present paper provides information about 29–medicinal plants used by Gujjar tribe belongs to 22 families.  

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L. R. Dangwal,Tajinder Singh Ethno-Botanical Study of Some Forest Medicinal Plants Used by Gujjar Tribe of District Rajouri (J&K), India Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.III, Issue.III March 2013


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