"International Journal of Herbal Medicine"

Volume 1, Issue 2


An Inventory of Medicinal Wealth of Jhil-Mil Jheel Conservation Reserve


Author(s): Niteesh Kumar*, S. Nautiyal
Plant Physiology Discipline, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India.

Abstract: In India, the use of different parts of several medicinal plants to cure specific ailments has been in vogue from ancient time. India is a vast country where vide variations in climate, soil, altitude and latitude are available. Nature has bestowed on us a very rich botanical wealth and a large number of diverse types of plant grow wild in different parts of the country. Jhil-mil Jheel is a saucer shaped wetland situated on the left bank of river Ganga in Chiriyapur forest range of Haridwar district. The present study communicates information on medicinally important plat species. Several of the plant species are likely to go under the category of threatened due to over exploitation and habitat destruction.

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