Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A (2016)
Wild edible plants of Hassan District, Karnataka: A role in ayurvedic formulation
Author(s): Prashanth Kumar GM, Shiddamallayya N
Abstract: The traditional knowledge system has gained a major consequence in perspective with conservation, utilization and sustainable development of plant resources. The traditional herbal medicines play a major role amongst the tribal and rural people in their traditional healthcare system of India. Ayurveda, supposed to be the oldest medical system in the world, provides potential leads to find active and therapeutically useful compounds from plants. The people of Hassan district mainly rural population depend on wild edible plants as food supplements and their assumed health benefits. A total of 66 species belonging to 65 genera and 45 families, were enlisted from Hassan district, Karnataka with the use in the preparations of Ayurvedic formulations.
How to cite this article:
Prashanth Kumar GM, Shiddamallayya N. Wild edible plants of Hassan District, Karnataka: A role in ayurvedic formulation. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2016; 4(1): 16-24.