Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part A (2020)
Uses of invasive alien plants in Kumaun Himalayan folk medicinal system
Author(s): Amrendra Nath Tripathi, Parikshit Kumar and Suresh Chandra Sati
Abstract: Kumaun Himalayan region of Uttarakhand is characterized by a rich diversity of medicinal plants. This region occupies an important place in traditional medicinal system of India. The present investigation is carried out on invasive plants and their medico potentialities. It reveals that there are 48 invasive plants species belonging to 25 families used by the local people for curing various kinds of ailments including cut, wounds, indigestion, itching, headache, jaundice, diabeties etc. The part used and their traditional use of these plant are described in this study. A detail documentation of the utilization of invasive plants by the natives of Nainital, Kumaun Himalaya in traditional medicine system is provided here under.
How to cite this article:
Amrendra Nath Tripathi, Parikshit Kumar and Suresh Chandra Sati. Uses of invasive alien plants in Kumaun Himalayan folk medicinal system. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2020; 8(1): 27-31.