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Research Journal of Medicinal Plants
  Year: 2020 | Volume: 14 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 96-103
DOI: 10.3923/rjmp.2020.96.103
 
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Medicinal Plant’s Wealth of Aravalli Hills, Gurgaon District, Haryana, India

Narendra Kumar and S.M. Paul Khurana

Abstract:
Background and Objective: The Aravalli hills of Gurgaon district Haryana have high richness of biodiversity. This necessitates to find medicinal wealth for human use. The aim of this study was to investigate and record medicinal uses of plants by the inhabitants of in and around Aravalli hills in Gurgaon district, Haryana, India. Materials and Methods: An ethnobotanical study was conducted from March, 2014-2019 onwards through personal interviews of local villagers/farmers. The standard ethnobotanical methods were followed. The plants were identified by available literature and flora. The data was collected though a series of field investigations. The systematic and random sampling methods were employed to study different locations. Ethnobotanical information was gathered using semi-structured interviews. Results: The paper records (count) 53 important plant species of medicinal value from different families. Most of the plant species belonged to family Fabaceae followed by Moraceae and Asteraceae. Conclusion: Hence, the study revealed that Aravalli hills Gurgaon has much useful medicinal floras, that local people can use the parts of the plant in disease treatment and can modify, the ways of formulation application/administration and ingredients used in preparation.
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Narendra Kumar and S.M. Paul Khurana, 2020. Medicinal Plant’s Wealth of Aravalli Hills, Gurgaon District, Haryana, India. Research Journal of Medicinal Plants, 14: 96-103.

DOI: 10.3923/rjmp.2020.96.103

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=rjmp.2020.96.103

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