Important Medicinal Plants with their Medicinal Uses from Jharkhand State

Authors

  • Kamlesh Pandey Conservator of Forest, Department of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Government of Jharkhand, Ranchi, India
  • Ankita Sinha Research Fellow, Department of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Government of Jharkhand, Ranchi, India
  • Zeba Perween Research Fellow, Department of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Government of Jharkhand, Ranchi, India

Keywords:

Jharkhand, Medicinal plants, Utility

Abstract

Jharkhand being a forested state is widely known for its flora and fauna. Plants have been used for medicinal purposes long before prehistoric period in this state. Traditional systems of medicine continue to be widely practiced on many accounts. Population rise, inadequate supply of drugs, prohibitive cost of treatments, side effects of several synthetic drugs and development of resistance to currently used drugs for infectious diseases have led to increased emphasis on the use of plant materials as a source of medicines for a wide variety of human ailments which are also proven scientifically. In this regard it is very important to document the potential medicinal plants and highlight their uses. This paper is an attempt to manuscript the important medicinal plants of Jharkhand.

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Published

05-09-2020

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[1]
K. Pandey, A. Sinha, and Z. Perween, “Important Medicinal Plants with their Medicinal Uses from Jharkhand State”, IJRESM, vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 532–542, Sep. 2020, Accessed: Jun. 15, 2024. [Online]. Available: https://journal.ijresm.com/index.php/ijresm/article/view/241