Journal of Applied Pharmacy

Journal of Applied Pharmacy
Open Access

ISSN: 1920-4159

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Subham Kumar

Uttaranchal Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Uttaranchal University, Arcadia Grant, P.O. Chandanwari, Premnagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248007, India

  • Review Article   
    Ethnomedicinal Uses of Pteridophytes of Garhwal Region, Uttarakhand
    Author(s): Amit Semwal*, Dheeraj Jaiswal and Subham Kumar

    Background: In this research paper efforts have been made to document the ethno-botanical knowledge of important ferns and ferns allies found in Garhwal Region. The area has many climatic and vegetation zones or biomes. Locals residing in mountainous areas belonging to various ethnic groups are traditionally utilizing plants over many generations; these ethnic groups have their distinct life style, belief, traditions and cultural heritage. Methods: Plant collection and data regarding traditional uses in various areas of Garhwal has been done. Locals of old age belonging to various ethnic groups were personally interviewed for establishing uses of plants. Photography is done for easy identification and habitat recognition. Collected plant specimens were preserved. Plant species were dried, mounted, identified and authent.. View More»

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