Forest Research: Open Access

Forest Research: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-9776

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Atmaja Elina Mishra

Plant Pathology and Microbiology Division, Regional Plant Research Centre, Odisha, India

  • Review Article   
    A Review on Common Forest Trees: Traditional and Pharmacological uses
    Author(s): Jibanjyoti Panda* and Atmaja Elina Mishra

    Forest plats are good source of medicinal agent for thousands of years. Plants and their products have been the primary resource of food and medicines; a number of modern drugs have been isolated used to serve the living world. Azadirachta indica has been used as more than 4000 years due to its medicinal activity. This tree considered as a potential source of naturally occurring insecticide and pesticide. Capsules, tablets, creams, soaps, shampoos and other useful products are developed from the stems, roots, leaf and young fruits of the tree. Pongamia pinnata (karanj) well recognized to human society for its traditional system of medicine used against many diseases. All parts of this tree are traditionally used as curing agent of for bronchitis, rheumatism, diarrhoea, whooping cough, gonorrhoea, leprosy and many more. Aegle marmelos commonly known.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2168-9776.21.10.262

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